Jason Cannon

Alcoa rolls out new, lighter aluminum wheel at MATS

| March 27, 2014

Amid a lot of fanfare and anticipation, Alcoa rolled out a new, lighter aluminum wheel at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., Thursday. The new Ultra ONE can shed upward of 1,400 pounds from ...

Great Dane now offering anti-corrosion coating on flatbeds

| March 26, 2014

Great Dane announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Wednesday that it would begin offering its corrosion control coating, CorroGuard, on the main beam of its Freedom Series flatbed trailers. The Great Dane show trailer, a ...

Cummins — at least temporarily — abandons development of 15L natural gas engine

| January 15, 2014

Cummins will be halting development of its ISX15 G natural gas-powered engine due to uncertainty of the market and lack of infrastructure, the engine maker says. It will re-evaluate the market later this year.

Navistar loses $154M in fourth quarter, mostly due to 2010 engine warranty claims

| December 20, 2013

Navistar announced Dec. 20 it had slashed its quarterly losses in the fourth quarter but still reported a net loss of $154 million, down from 2012's Q4 $2.8 billion loss.

Jason Swann named Rush Truck Center Top Tech

| December 17, 2013

Jason Swann, Rush Truck Center – Dallas technician, was named Overall Grand Champion at the 2013 Rush Tech Rodeo Tuesday night.

20 finalists named in Rush Tech Rodeo

| December 17, 2013

Twelve Rush Truck Center technicians advanced to the Rush Tech Rodeo heavy-duty finals Tuesday, while eight medium-duty finalists were selected.

Cash, training up for grabs at Rush Tech Rodeo

| December 16, 2013

Sunday marked the beginning of the 2013 Rush Truck Center Tech Rodeo in San Antonio with a paint and body repair challenge. The event continues through Tuesday when the Texas-based dealership group will crown its ...

Court sides with engine makers, against EPA and throws out rule that benefitted Navistar

| December 13, 2013

Federal appellate judges this week again tossed out a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that allowed for the approval of Navistar's heavy-duty truck engines that did not meet 2010 emission standards.

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.

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