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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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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.


Architect rendition of future Vanguard Truck Center in St. Charles Missouri

 

New Mack Truck Service Center coming to St. Charles Missouri

Vanguard Truck Center of St. Louis is moving to serve you better. We are currently working on a 12,000 square-foot renovation to house a new full-service Mack Trucks Facility. The new service facility will be located at 940 Harmsted Court in St. Charles, Missouri. This site will give Mack customers much easier access, especially for those traveling the numerous interstate corridors around St. Louis and west of the Mississippi River. It also allows us to provide you with better service and more modern amenities.

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DEX and Eaton Authorized Rebuilder logo

Now Available at Vanguard Truck Centers

We are now offering Eaton Commercial Truck Transmissions Remanufactured by DEX Heavy Duty Parts. We like the idea of making more Eaton transmissions available to hardworking fleets, owner operators and repair facilities that want maximum productivity from their vehicles.

  • High Quality product at a competitive price
  • 100% Eaton components used in every DEX Remanufactured Transmission
  • Eaton Authorized Rebuilder remanufactured processs
  • Two year / unlimited mile warranty

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Shippers Preferred Express New Volvo and Mack

Vanguard Truck Center in Phoenix says “Congratulations and Thank You” to Shippers Preferred Express. SPX has recently taken delivery of a new Volvo 860 and a new Mack Anthem.

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Vanguard Truck Center Katy TX Opening April 2

New Volvo and Mack Service Center Opening April 2, 2018

Vanguard Truck Centers is opening a new full service Volvo and Mack Trucks location in Katy Texas, about 35 miles West of Downtown Houston. The new site is visible and easily accessible from I-10 near Exit 737. (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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Isuzu FTR Class 6 truck with refrigerated body

Work Truck Magazine has named the Isuzu FTR the 2018 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year.

The award was presented to representatives from Isuzu Trucks at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.  According to Work Truck Online, the winner is chosen by professional fleet managers via online ballot.  They are asked to consider “which medium-duty truck model best fit their fleet requirements for application effectiveness, durability, quality, servicing, maintenance, and life cycle costs”. (more…)