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 1206 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

Schock joins Great Dane Aftermarket Parts Division

Great Dane has hired Dan Schock as Purchasing Manager for its Aftermarket Parts Division. chock will oversee all purchasing functions at the Terre Haute Parts ...

Accuride tabs Pape to lead Aftermarket Strategy & Sales

Accuride Wednesday announced the appointment of Tony Pape to the newly expanded role of Director, Aftermarket Strategy & Sales. Pape, who joined Accuride in 2005 in an aftermarket leadership role and held subsequent positions in sales and marketing, is based at Accuride’s Evansville headquarters. “In addition to the investments we have ...

Luber-Finer holding giveaway at MATS

Luber-finer will be among the exhibitors  at the upcoming Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS), showcasing its new Time Release Technology (TRT) Oil Filter line. Additionally, visitors to Luber-finer Booth 17044 will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for one of two Bose Sound Systems. Luber-finer says its TRT oil filters provide a controlled ...

TRP releases new parts catalog

TRP has just released its new, 2,000 page parts catalog, featuring the full line of TRP all-makes aftermarket parts for trucks, trailers and buses. The catalog can be obtained from a Kenworth or Peterbilt dealer or downloaded from www.TRPParts.com in a fully illustrated electronic format. It’s organized into 15 ...

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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, examines several industry hot topics and gives an overview of 2013. Question:  In your new position, what would be your strategic focus? Takayuki Hamaya:  Getting varied products in the right quantity and ...

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, ...

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