Category Archives: Vanguard Truck Centers


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

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 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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Leasing Rental Trucks in Austin

It’s the dawn of a new day in Austin Texas

Vanguard Truck Centers is proud to announce the introduction of Commercial Truck Leasing and Rental in the Austin area.  With a full-service location in Buda, as well as a future location coming to Georgetown in January, Vanguard Truck Leasing can service all of Central Texas.

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Van Norman Flywheel Grinder FG10000Bring us your Flywheels

At Vanguard Truck Center in Phoenix, we just replaced our Flywheel Grinding Machine with a brand new Van Norman FG10000. Accordingly we would like to offer a special promotion and put it to work.

Whether you are doing your clutch job yourself, doing it in our shop or you’re an outside shop that needs flywheel resurfacing services, we can do them all!

  • Light Duty
  • Medium Duty
  • Heavy Duty
  • Flat Flywheels
  • Stepped Flywheels

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Vanguard Truck Centers would like to say Thank You to our Customers, Employees and Business Associates for making Vanguard Truck Center in Houston the Mack Trucks Southwest Region Dealer of the Year, as well as Vanguard Truck Center in Phoenix the Western Region Dealer of the year for 2018. The announcements were made recently at the Mack annual dealer meeting.  (more…)


Alvin Texas Service Entrance

Servicing All Makes Commercial Trucks

Alvin Texas is a city of about 26,000 residents located about 30 miles south of busy downtown Houston.

The Vanguard Alvin location opened in September 2014 as a satellite parts and service center and it is growing.  However, we find that a lot of people only identify the facility as a Mack Truck location.

Isuzu Truck LogoVolvo Truck LogoMack Truck Logo

We want everyone to know that Vanguard Truck Center in Alvin TX is a fully authorized Isuzu, Volvo and Mack Commercial Truck Service Center featuring “All Makes” Parts and Service, including Cummins Engine and Allison Transmission.  (more…)


Western Tech Enrollment Vehicle

Technician Recruitment and Development is Critical

Everyone in the Trucking Industry has probably heard there is a driver shortage. But many may not know there is also a huge shortage of Heavy Truck and Diesel Engine Technicians. If you do a quick Google search you can find sources that estimate the need for as many as 67,000 new technicians by 2022. (more…)


2018 Phoenix Toy Ride - Teddy on a Harley

[Video] On Saturday December 8th, Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix, in partnership with Cypress Transportation held the 1st Annual Customer Appreciation Motorcycle Toy Ride. This event was in Honor of Hugs from Hannah, an effort that collects toys benefiting the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. (more…)