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Articles by Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon is the Equipment Editor for Commercial Carrier Journal and Overdrive, and is a Class A CDL holder. Reach him at

Test drive: Mack’s refreshed, driver-focused Pinnacle

Pinnacle axle back models are being replaced by the Anthem tractor so, going forward, Pinnacle axle forward models will simply be referred to as Pinnacle.

Digitizing the trade transaction: the ‘next big thing’ in trucking

With each passing technological innovation, carriers argue about who most benefits from them.

Electric van upstart readies deployment of smart charging platform

The fleet operating system Chanje plans to deploy with the eMotorWerks JuiceNet platform employs automated, multi-tiered control algorithms and load balancing to allow multiple charging ...

Fuso first to showcase heavy-duty, electric on-highway truck

While parts of the trucking world wait for the twice-delayed debut of Tesla's electric truck, Fuso on Wednesday beat them to the punch. A division of ...

Connectivity a key component in the future of trucking

Sandeep Kar, chief strategy officer at Fleet Complete, a global commercial vehicle telematics and Internet of Things firm, says a truck will never be fully ...

Test drive: Eaton Endurant 12 speed transmission

Endurant is the first product to launch under the Eaton-Cummins joint powertrain venture.
Truckers kept parking diaries for two weeks.

Lighten up: Cracking down on lighting violations

Inoperable lights serve as visible indicators that a truck’s overall maintenance may leave something to be desired.

Tesla semi debut now set for November

News of the delay comes just a few days after a rumored photo of the electric tractor made the rounds on Reddit.

Did we just get our first unauthorized look at Tesla’s semi?

I'm not a Reddit user. Maybe I'm not hip enough or maybe I just "don't get it." But someone who apparently does get Reddit may have ...

Truck market ‘healthy and growing’ as orders swell

Seasonal adjustment boosts September’s order performance to its highest level in more than two years.

Kicking the can: Engine OEMs shed weight, optimize fuel economy with after treatment system redesign

Few things in trucking draw more scrutiny and scorn than a diesel engine's after treatment system. The adjustment from pre-Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) engines to the ...

Letting the bully have your milk money and taking a beating for the privilege

Backup cameras are being mandated on cars next year so drivers will stop running over their loved ones and random objects.

Michelin launches new fuel efficient tire, expands X Multi D line

Michelin Americas Truck Tires introduced its most fuel-efficient, dual-drive, line-haul tire Wednesday at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. " is our latest and greatest ...

SAF-Holland unveils new lift axle, retrofit for lighted fifth wheel

SAF-Holland introduced its new large-capacity 20K Neway LSZ Auxiliary Steerable Lift Axle Suspension at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta Wednesday. With a package ...
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