From Humble Beginnings

We understand small businesses, because we used to be one. From when we were a few dozen employees at a single store, we have never lost sight of what matters: YOU.

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In the mid-1940s, Henry Rutrough opened Rutrough-Mack in Roanoke, VA

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In 1981 Frank Ellett became President. In 1988 we were awarded the Freightliner franchise, prompting the name change to Virginia Truck Center.

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In 1990 we acquired a Mack dealership in Richmond, and in 1997 acquired the Freightliner franchise for Central Virginia, and consolidated the two in Chester, VA.

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We opened a new full-service dealership in Weyers Cave, VA.

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We opened a new full-service dealership in Chesapeake, VA.

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Freightliner of Charlotte, NC was acquired in February, and in December we also acquired Freightliner of Columbia, SC.

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We pioneered the Elite Support Program, setting the bar in customer service.

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To unify Virginia Truck Center, Charlotte Truck Center, and Columbia Truck Center into one brand, we became Excel Truck Group. Our name changed, but our customer focus did not.

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We expanded our North Carolina service with a new dealership in Statesville, NC.

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We will expand our South Carolina service with a new dealership in Rock Hill, SC.

Excel Truck Group
Roanoke, Virginia

267 Lee Highway
Roanoke, VA 24019

Toll Free: (800) 849-8823
Local: (540) 777-7700
Fax: (540) 777-7716

Excel Truck Group
Weyers Cave, Virginia

3243 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

Toll Free: (888) 888-9407
Local: (540) 234-0999
Fax: (540) 234-0997

Excel Truck Group
Chester, Virginia

901 W. Hundred Road
Chester, VA 23836

Toll Free: (800) 849-9227
Local: (804) 768-4600
Fax: (804) 768-1681

Excel Truck Group
Chesapeake, Virginia

821 Curtis Saunders Court
Chesapeake, VA 23321

Toll Free: (800) 766-8785
Local: (757) 424-3000
Fax: (757) 523-1891

Excel Truck Group
Charlotte, North Carolina

4633 Equipment Drive
Charlotte, NC 28269

Toll Free: (800) 277-1038
Local: (704) 597-1110
Fax: (704) 597-7846

Excel Truck Group
Columbia, South Carolina

2790 Shop Road
Columbia, SC 29209

Toll Free: (877) 376-4455
Local: (803) 376-4455
Fax: (803) 376-1311

Excel Truck Group
Statesville, North Carolina

2221 International Drive
Statesville, NC 28625

Toll Free: (844) 433-9235
Local: (704) 252-5400