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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 jasoncannon@randallreilly.com.

VIDEO: Get up close with Volvo’s new DME powered unit

Thursday, Volvo Trucks North America threw back the curtain on its newest "green" truck: a 13 liter dimethyl ether (DME) fueled truck. Watch the video below for ...

Volvo announces plans for new alternative fuel truck

Volvo unveiled June 6 a new alt fuel option for the North American trucking market — dimethyl either (DME).

Allison talks TC10 transmission at MATS

Allison Transmission said test fleet users of its TC10 tractor transmission achieved an average 5 percent fuel economy improvement over their current manual and automated ...

Volvo introduces new heavy-haul tractor

Volvo Trucks unveiled its new entry to the heavy-haul tractor market at the Mid-America Trucking Show Thursday, rolling out the Volvo VNX, a high-performance model ...

Bendix takes e-learning website live

Bendix has launched a technical training site, www.brake-school.com, the company announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show Wednesday. The interactive e-learning site houses brake maintenance training documents, ...
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Volvo partnership sets sights on fleet service management

Volvo Trucks in North America has entered into memorandums of agreement with both Telogis and Trimble to develop future fleet management services. The company becomes the ...

Hadley launches height control system

Hadley introduced the company's SmartValve electronic height control system at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Annual Meeting in Nashville this week. Previously, electronic height control systems have required ...

Volvo making Remote Diagnostics standard

Volvo Trucks is expanding Remote Diagnostics to include Volvo-powered Volvo VHD and VAH vocational models, making it a standard feature across Volvo’s entire North American ...

Mack rolling out QR code for maintenance

Mack Trucks today announced that all new MACK trucks will feature a unique QR code to speed service response times and improve customer uptime. QR ...

Bendix makes announcements at TMC

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems rolled out several initiatives this morning at the 2013 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition in ...

Propane popularity propels Work Truck Show

Propane was on prominent display at The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis this week with eight propane exhibitors and 14 propane-powered scattered across the showroom ...

Sherwin-Williams boosts fleets’ painting options

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes offers one of the most extensive fleet color selection tools: Color Works – The Match Box – designed to meet the needs ...

DISH taps Ford with plans to add 200 propane vans

Satellite television provider DISH unveiled Wednesday the first of 200 ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas-fueled Ford E-250 cargo vans that will enter the company’s fleet this ...

Ram unveils ProMaster commercial van

Ram Commercial Truck introduced its newest entry in the commercial van market in Indianapolis Wednesday – the Ram ProMaster. “Ram Truck brand has the opportunity to ...

Kenworth T680 named HD Truck of the Year

The Kenworth T680 was named the Heavy-Duty Truck of the Year Sunday at the ATD Convention & Expo in Orlando, Fla.   The truck was selected from ...