There are many unanswered questions regarding Oshkosh Defense’s $6 billion contract with USPS, including whether an electric prototype or a “swappable” drivetrain even exists. Yet there are ways to achieve electrification of the USPS fleet and avoid living with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s ham-handed decision for decades to come.
March 31, 2021
The contract, which calls for putting 50,000 to 165,000 Next Generation Delivery Vehicles into service over 10 years, includes electric powertrains as well as internal combustion engines.
February 23, 2021
Despite limitations in some fleet applications, most companies are open to the idea of adopting electric vehicles (EV) to make their fleet operations more sustainable by reducing their carbon footprint and reducing GHG emissions.
July 18, 2019
Sgt. Richard Hartnett, technical services & electric vehicles project manager for the Hyattsville Police Department in Maryland, believes his agency has the first Chevrolet Bolt patrol vehicle in the country.
November 1, 2017
WASHINGTON - Smith's all-electric, fuel- and emissions-free commercial trucks are now available for purchase by U.S. government agencies and military forces.
January 28, 2010
WASHINGTON - GSA qualification expedites the acquisition process and is an endorsement that would facilitate the sale of ZAP vehicles to government agencies and enhance market visibility and access.
January 14, 2010