Houston Flags

Vanguard Truck Centers is welcoming growth in the Houston Texas market over the next year. In anticipation of this growth, we are adding new facilities to provide customer service excellence and more accessibility. (more…)


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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Painted Parts program Hood Painting

Bolt On – Get Back on the Road

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[Video] Introducing Volvo and Mack Trucks Painted Parts Programs available from Vanguard Truck Centers. The painted parts programs are designed with quick turn around and Uptime in mind. You can order Genuine OEM Quality Mack and Volvo Hoods, Bumpers, Cabs and other assemblies fully painted in any factory color and ready to bolt on.  These programs can be especially useful to fleets. (more…)


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.

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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…)


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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