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 1146 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

MAHA breaks revenue records

MAHA USA posted the highest revenue in the company’s history in 2012. But they’re not stopping there. In addition to record breaking revenue, MAHA USA has ...

TMC seeks applications for tech scholarships

The Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations is accepting applications for its 2013 scholarship programs available for diesel technician studies at WyoTech, the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH), and Lincoln Technical Institute/Lincoln College of Technology/Nashville Auto Diesel College. The scholarships are administered by TMC’s Professional Technician Development ...

Aftermarket parts measure suggests truck utilization remains high

Commercial Motor Vehicle Consulting (CMVC) CV Parts Aftermarket Leading Indicator (PLI) decreased slightly in January 2013 to 97.71 from 97.76 ...

Meritor, Ford incubator shape future of education

Launched in April 2011 with the support of a three-year pledge from Meritor, the Henry Ford’s Innovation Education Incubator is building momentum among educators nationwide by bringing innovative digital education resources and teaching strategies into K-12 classrooms. Forty teachers from Michigan, California, Texas, New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, along with 1,000 students, field-tested the Henry Ford’s ...

Titan to release industry’s smallest torque wrench

Titan Technologies International announced Monday plans to re-release its ST-LP2 hydraulic torque wrench. The tool was recently taken off the market to make significant improvements to the product's durability. "Our engineers are the best in the industry", said Ron Torretti, General Manager of Titan Technologies International. "They continue to develop solutions ...

Yokohama holding giveaway at MATS

Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) attendees will have a chance to win a $5,000 "Take the High Road" vacation and one of several iPad 2s, courtesy of two contests conducted by Yokohama Tire Corp. next month. Rick Phillips, Yokohama’s director of commercial sales says drivers earn their chance by besting each other in ...

Bridgestone submits four retreads for SmartWay certification

Bridgestone is hopeful to add four more retreads to its SmartWay-verified line-up, giving it a total of seven, the company announced Monday. The most recent retreads to be submitted – FCR Trailer FuelTech, FuelTech Trailer, FuelTech Drive and B835 FuelTech – are currently in the process of being verified by ...

Otterberg joins Auto Truck as Project Manager

Auto Truck Group Friday named Sean Otterberg Special Project Manager. Prior to joining Auto Truck, Otterberg spent the last nine years with Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products in Atlanta in roles ranging from Regional Sales Manager to National Sales Manager of the company’s Alternative Fuel division. In his ...

Dorman HD releases 10 new parts

Dorman HD Solutions has introduced 10 formerly dealer-only parts to the aftermarket. The product release, each of which are immediately available, includes HVAC vents for International, Peterbilt and Freightliner models; a Freightliner Columbia headlight assembly and Eaton Fuller 18 speed air shift knob. The International HVAC vents fit series 4000, ...

Lincoln Electric touts welding brushes

Lincoln Electric now offers a line of high-quality welding brushes in its Radius Welding Tools product group, a part of the company’s line of Welding Gear. The expanding Welding Gear line offers welding operators a single source for all of their apparel and tool needs, Lincoln Electric says. Featured ...