Category Archives: New Trucks


Volvo Trucks VNL with Xceed

Xceed is the most fuel efficient package Volvo has ever offered.

On October 29 Volvo Trucks announced the new Xceed fuel efficiency package for Volvo VNL 760 and VNL 860 models operating in dry van and refrigerated trailer operations. The new package will be available for order beginning in January of 2019 for 2020 models.

Volvo Trucks LogoVolvo states, “The Xceed fuel efficiency package improves fuel efficiency by up to 11 percent when compared with Volvo’s Fuel Efficiency Plus specification. Xceed is 3.5 percent more efficient than the Fuel Efficiency Advanced specification, which was Volvo’s most efficient offering prior to the new Xceed fuel efficiency package.”

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Thank You to The Maschhoffs Family Farms! Vanguard Truck Centers is delivering our first 3 Mack Anthem Sleepers to them. The 2019 Mack AN64T Sleepers are equipped with Mack MP8 445hp Engines, Mack 12 Speed mDrive Automated Transmissions, Bendix Collision Avoidance Systems and Idle Free APU’s.

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Vanguard Truck Center of Atlanta built a new facility in Forest Park GA earlier this year. If you haven’t seen it, here is a little tour for you. The new building is just around the corner from the old location and is dedicated to Truck Sales, Leasing and Rental as well as Accounting. Parts and Service operations remain in the old facility, with plans for renovation and reconfiguration to better service you.

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Thank You to Sprint Waste Services, L.P. who recently took delivery of (5) 2019 Mack Pinnacle Daycabs. These trucks feature the MP8 Engine at 445 HP, Fuller 10 speed manuals and Air Disc Brakes.

Sprint Waste Services is a full-service provider of waste collection, storage, removal, hauling, recycling and landfill services. They provide service to industrial and large commercial businesses across Houston and the Gulf Coast.


Alan Simonson and Sherrell Byrd III with the Mack Anthem

Vanguard Truck Centers would like to thank Sherrell Byrd III for taking one of our 2019 Mack Anthem demo units for a week long test drive.

In addition to driving for United Van Lines agent A-Mrazek Moving & Storage in St. Louis, Sherrell is also an administrator for The Movers Syndicate on Facebook.

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Mack Anthems in Phoenix AZ

Vanguard Truck Centers fourth and final round of the Mack Anthem Live event took place at the Phoenix AZ location on June 11. This rolling roadshow gave visitors a chance to view and test drive the brand new Mack Anthem and discover why this new truck is built for business and designed for the driver.

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1957 Mack B-20 Model & 2019 Mack Anthem

Vanguard’s third round of the Mack Anthem Live Tour was hosted by Vanguard Truck Center in Cahokia Illinois on April 25th. This rolling roadshow gives our customers a chance to view and test drive the brand-new Mack Anthem and discover why this new truck is built for business and designed for the driver. (more…)


Volvo Trucks VNL lineup

Volvo Trucks Says Remote Programming is Proving to be Next Big Step in Long History of Uptime and Innovation

Volvo Trucks outlined its vision for Remote Programming as the next major innovation to drive vehicle uptime during the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council 2018 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition March 4-7 in Atlanta. (more…)


New Mack Pinnacle for LaserWeld

Vanguard Truck Center in Houston Thanks LaserWeld Inc and its subsidiary Distribution Export Logistics Inc (DEL) for the purchase of their second Mack CHU613 in the past month!

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1945 Mack and the New Mack Anthem

The Mack Trucks Anthem Live event took place at Vanguard Truck Centers Houston Mack and Isuzu location on February 23rd. This rolling roadshow gave our customers a chance to view and test drive the brand new Mack Anthem and discover why this new truck is built for business and designed for the driver. (more…)