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 1202 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

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Navistar’s parts segment booming

Through the first quarter of the 2013 fiscal year, Navistar recorded a loss of $114 million, but the company's parts segment is growing year-over-year. Navistar's parts segment soared 17.7 percent to $552.0 million. Profits from the parts segment jumped 72 percent to $86 million, up from $50 million in the ...

Industry overview with Yokohama Tire’s Hamaya

In this Q&A, Takayuki Hamaya, Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) executive vice president and chief financial officer and chief operating officer, ...

Meritor awarded for technical innovations

Meritor's FUELite Tandem Axle and Meritor WABCO Electronically Controlled Air Suspension (ECAS) has been recognized as a top technical achievement by the Truck Writers of North America (TWNA). TWNA recognized the products for weight savings, increased fuel efficiency and improved traction control for rear-axle applications with the Technical Achievement ...

Safety Recalls

The following are safety recalls issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Hayes Lemmerz International Commercial Highway, Inc. is recalling certain commercial steel wheels, model 10073 with date codes ending in A030912 and B030912. These wheels were sold as aftermarket/replacement equipment or installed as original equipment on various ...

Bendix Tech Talk Series continues at MATS

This year’s Bendix Tech Talk Series at the Mid-America Trucking Show will include insights on air disc and drum foundation brakes, air treatment and charging systems, and advanced safety technologies. Continuing the tradition established with the series’ launch in 2011, Bendix product and service experts will offer “how-to” demonstrations, ...

Baldwin Filters to exhibit at MATS

Baldwin Filters announced Wednesday its intent to exhibit at the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Ky., March 21-23. The company will be located at Booth 17104 in the north wing of the Kentucky Expo Center. The firm hopes to educate attendees about the need for and advantages of proper filtration, said Jeff ...

4-State Trucks rolling out new Best Fit brand

4-State Trucks will launch its Best Fit parts brand at the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. next week. Best Fit, the brainchild of 4-State Trucks parts superstore and customization shop, is a comprehensive collection of collision repair parts fitting all major commercial truck makes and models on the ...

Dually Drain Pan adds Independent Parts

Dually Drain Pan LLC announced  Independent Parts as the newest addition to its distributor network. The new orange Super Single Axle Drain Pan is available at their 11 Jim Hawk Truck Trailer locations in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. This new pan which attaches with a hand-tightened ...

DEI launches heat-deflecting turbo shield

Design Engineering (DEI), a manufacturer of high performance thermal control products, has introduced its GEN-II Turbo Shield with LR Technology designed to reflect excessive radiant and direct heat generated by turbochargers. The unit is a custom fit for all T3, T4, T6 and T25/28 turbochargers. The Tubo Shield is built from pulverized ...

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