Articles by Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon serves as the Online Managing Editor for Truck Parts and Service and its sister site, Successful Dealer. Reach him at jasoncannon@randallreilly.com.

Jason Cannon has posted 1231 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

New ‘Aftermarket 101’ course being offered

University of the Aftermarket will present its “Aftermarket 101” program on May 29-30 at Federal-Mogul’s headquarters in Southfield, Mich. The program is open to new employees in the automotive or heavy-duty aftermarket and will provide a better understanding of the aftermarket, its structure and trends. This annual program is offered ...

Rotary Lift debuts heavy-duty lifts

Rotary Lift’s heavy-duty Mach line of mobile column lifts is now available in a smaller package, suited for fleets, independent repair facilities and truck dealerships. Like the rest of the Mach family, the new MCH413 mobile column lift is designed to reduce lift setup time by more than 30 percent, the company says. But unlike ...

Truck-Lite announces 2013 catalog

Truck-Lite has released its 2013 full-line catalog. The comprehensive full-color catalog features more than 2,700 products, including new product innovations designed with the latest in LED technology. In addition to showcasing all currently available products and accessories, the Truck-Lite catalog provides details about Federal Lighting Regulations, FAQs, SAE codes, warranties and merchandising as well as ...

VIPAR, Accuride ink three year deal

VIPAR Heavy Duty and Accuride Corporation announced Thursday the completion of a new three year agreement. Under the agreement, VIPAR Heavy Duty will offer Accuride Wheels, Gunite wheel-end components and Imperial Group products. "VIPAR Heavy Duty has had a long term relationship with Accuride Corporation in the US, Canada, ...

Hendrickson celebrates 100 years

Hendrickson threw itself a 100th birthday celebration Wednesday night, in conjunction with the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The Hendrickson story began in 1913 with the founding of The Hendrickson Motor Truck Company by entropenour Magnus Hendrickson, specializing in the manufacture of custom-designed trucks. In 1926, Hendrickson introduced the ...

Carlucci joins HDA Truck Pride

HDA Truck Pride welcomes Bob Carlucci to the team as national fleet manager. HDA Truck Pride says Carlucci will be responsible for all HDA Truck Pride national fleet activity. He will report to Don Reimondo, CEO. HDA Truck Pride says the role of national fleet manager is critical to ...

FleetPride, others join Gabriel distribution network

The Original Gabriel has signed agreements with four new master distributors of its Fleetline and GasSLX products to the heavy-duty aftermarket, effective immediately. The four newly appointed distributors are: Aurora Parts and Accessories, LLC; Automann USA; FleetPride, Inc. and Fort Garry Industries LTD. Gabriel is discerning in its selection, ensuring ...

Bendix launches e-learning website

Bendix has launched a technical training site, www.brake-school.com, the company announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show Wednesday. The interactive brake training e-learning site houses training documents, videos and training modules with a learning check at the end. The password protected site offers the capability for companies to track registrants ...

Follow along for MATS updates

The editorial staff at Truck Parts & Service will be covering the Mid-America Trucking Show this week and posting news, product announcements and more daily – and in some cases hourly. Check our website periodically for up-to-the-minute news from some of the trucking industry's heavyweights. Also, follow us on twitter ...

Skinner Diesel Service joins Dually Drain Pan Network

Dually Drain Pan LLC announced Tuesday that its new orange Super Single Axle Drain Pan is now available at Skinner Diesel Service. Mike Skinner and his staff have serviced Columbus and Central Ohio for more than 31 years with four locations through, Skinner Diesel Service, Columbus Auto Electric, Commercial Radiator and Columbus Joint & ...