Vanguard Truck Center – Houston Volvo this week delivered this one of a kind Pink Volvo Trucks VNL860, designed to support breast cancer awareness. This project was the vision of RST Riverside Transportation owners Christopher Robertson and Christian Goedde, with their drivers Johnell & Constance Mosley in mind. The Mosley’s recently had a family member diagnosed with breast cancer. Vanguard and Volvo Trucks were happy to participate. (more…)
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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.
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.
Vanguard 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.
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
All Black. Pure Mack.
Mack 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]