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Social Distancing

We Are Open

Dear Valued Customers and Business Partners,

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to challenge business environments from day to day.  The trucking industry is a critical part of the supply chain and vital to the economy and the health and well-being of the general public.  As an essential service provider, our mission is to stay open for business so that we can keep trucks on the road, while at the same time taking precautions to keep our employees and customers safe during the COVID-19 crisis.

We currently do not have any confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our locations and are working hard to keep it that way.

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Vanguard Austin employees gather in front of the building
General Manager Russell Fields and the Austin crew

Mack Trucks recently announced Vanguard Truck Center Austin (Buda TX) as the 2019 Southwest Region Dealer of the Year! Vanguard Truck Centers congratulates all of the dedicated employees, and Thanks our loyal customers and business partners who helped make it happen.

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Mack Trucks MD Medium Duty Series Truck

Customers have wanted it. We have wanted it. Now it’s real and we are very excited about it.

On January 30th, Mack Trucks announced the all-new Mack® MD Series of medium-duty trucks. Serial production of the Mack MD Series will begin in July 2020.

Mack also announced a $13 million investment to establish its Roanoke Valley Operations, a new manufacturing facility in the Roanoke Valley, Virginia, for the production of the Mack MD Series. The project will result in the creation of 250 new jobs.

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Ranger Ready Mix Cement Mixer with Susan G Komen Promotional Pink Paint and Graphics

Ranger Ready Mix Austin Texas logoVanguard customer Dan McBride with Ranger Ready Mix has purchased a total of 30 Volvo VHDs in 2019 & 2020. Duncan Parrish, truck sales professional at Vanguard Truck Center in Austin, worked with Dan and the Susan G Komen Foundation on this special purpose unit. It will be on display at the World of Concrete in the Volvo Trucks of North America booth.

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Architect drawing of new Vanguard Georgetown Texas location coming Feb 2020

UPDATE: 04-01-2020
WE ARE NOW OPEN!  Give us a call at 512-876-2222.

POSTED: 12-31-2019
Volvo Truck LogoMack Truck LogoConstruction is moving along on the new Vanguard Truck Centers location in Georgetown Texas. The opening is targeted for late February or early March 2020.

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Happy Holidays!

Vanguard Truck Centers wishes you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

All Vanguard Truck Centers locations will be closed on Christmas Day.  On Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, locations may be closed or operating adjusted hours. Full Schedule below.
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Volvo Trucks Model VNR 660

Volvo Trucks North America recently introduced the new Volvo VNR 660 truck model, available for order in the first quarter of 2020. The VNR line of trucks is designed for regional-haul applications with specs related to length, weight and driver comfort.

“The new VNR 660 truck model addresses the needs of regional-haul customers looking for ways to increase payloads by decreasing the weight of the vehicle and enabling the use of longer trailer sizes without sacrificing efficiency. This new model also offers the comfort and extra space of a high-roof sleeper, increasing driver comfort.”

Chris Stadler, product marketing manager at Volvo Trucks North America 

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Limited Edition Black Mack Anthem

All Black. Pure Mack.

Mack Truck LogoMack Trucks recently announced the Limited Edition Black Mack Anthem.  Only 500 will be built, so contact us to put in your order.

Besides its ultra-cool blacked-out exterior features, you will ride in style with an exclusive interior. It includes a black leather-wrapped, flat-bottom steering wheel, black woodgrain panels and ultra-leather, diamond-embossed seats. The premium interior on the new Mack Black Anthem delivers superior comfort at every turn. [Video]

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Volvo VNL El Paso Texas map

Volvo Truck LogoMack Truck LogoWe are excited to announce a new location and region added to the Vanguard group of dealerships. Vanguard Truck Centers is scheduled to acquire Southwest Volvo Trucks in El Paso Texas on November 1, 2019. In addition to Volvo Trucks, we will bring the Mack Trucks brand and support back to El Paso.

This initiative raises the current Vanguard footprint to 17 rooftops, 7 of them in Texas, and establishes a solid corridor of support along I-10 from Houston to Phoenix and on north to I-40 and Flagstaff.

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Take advantage of these 2019 promotions!


Volvo VNL 740Volvo Financial Services is offering special incentives through 2019, including free Engine Plan 2 coverage, on 2019 and 2020 new Volvo VN Sleepers and Daycabs.

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Mack AnthemMack Financial Services is offering special incentives through 2019, including free Engine Plan 2 coverage, on 2020 and older new Mack Anthem and Pinnacle 70" sleeper models.

Learn more about the Mack program...