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 1224 Articles for Truck Parts & Service

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 and their performance through the coursework, ...

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 for news and announcements as they ...

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 & ...

Dana set to debut new axles at MATS

Dana will debut its Spicer EconoTrek tandem axle, the company’s new lightweight 6×2 configuration that improves performance, reduces maintenance, and increases fuel economy for heavy-duty line haul tractors, at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week. The company says the new configuration improves fuel economy by up to 3 percent ...

Dorman HD releases new hood latch kits

Dorman HD announced Tuesday the unveiling of hood latch kits for Freightliner and Volvo trucks. The Freightliner models fit Classics 2003-2009 and Fld Sd 2007-2009. Volvo kits fit WC, WH, WI and WX units from 1991-1996 and WG models 1991-1997. For more information, visit www.DormanHDSolutions.com

Arens promoted at Baldwin

Baldwin Filters has promoted Dan Arens to director of global laboratory pperations. In his new role, Arens will manage Baldwin’s global lab equipment and operations, as well as oversee operations in the Kearney, Neb. testing facility, the company says. Arens has been with Baldwin Filters for 23 years. His ...

NTN celebrates anniversary

NTN Bearing Corporation of America is celebrating 50 years of success in the United States. Incorporated in 1963 by Shungi Iishino and “Lucky” Itoh, the Japanese-based company opened its first corporate office in Lincolnwood, Ill. Now, 50 years later, NTN Bearing Corporation of America says it continues the tradition ...

LNG fuel system from Chart Industries

Chart Industries, Inc. releases its high-capacity, fully integrated LNG truck fuel system. For the 2013 model year, Chart's LNG truck fuel system has been integrated into a self-contained unit for simplified and expedited installation, as required by high-volume assembly lines. Additionally, the maximum single tank capacity has been increased ...

Snap-on releases air conditioning catalog

The new Snap-on A/C Equipment and Tools catalog features a comprehensive offering of the latest innovative Snap-on air conditioning service products. According to Snap-on, the catalog includes the new hybrid capable A/C recovery/recycle/recharge machine (EEAC325BH), which helps service  technicians properly and safely service both hybrid and non-hybrid vehicles. The ...

Meritor to host MERA Council Meeting

Meritor will host the next meeting of the MERA Sales & Marketing Council and a new executive sales management training seminar—“Negotiating Price and Terms”—on June 12-13 at the Meritor global headquarters in Troy, Mich. Top sales and marketing executives from MERA remanufacturer and supplier members are encouraged to save ...