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Amazon Leads $700M Investment in Electric Truck Maker

Amazon Leads $700M Investment in Electric Truck Maker

As it builds out its delivery fleet, Amazon is moving toward using a battery-electric delivery vehicle produced by Rivian Automotive. Amazon is leading a $700-million investment in the company.

February 15, 2019

DHL Adds Electric Delivery Vans to U.S. Fleet

DHL Adds Electric Delivery Vans to U.S. Fleet

DHL Express will add 63 battery-electric cargo vans to its U.S. delivery fleet starting this year in the San Francisco area, as it seeks to reduce emissions by boosting the number of alternative fuel vehicles, the company has announced.

February 4, 2019

Polar Vortex Chills Fleet Activity

Polar Vortex Chills Fleet Activity

The polar vortex storm that brought South Pole temperatures to the Midwest drastically reduced commercial fleet activity in the Chicago area and caused UPS and the U.S. Postal Service to suspend parcel and mail deliveries in several other states.

January 31, 2019

Chevrolet Offers Bolt EV Cargo to Delivery Fleets

Chevrolet Offers Bolt EV Cargo to Delivery Fleets

The Bolt EV Cargo is available as a compact hatchback without its second row of seating. Instead, fleet buyers can add a cargo floor, bins, and other equipment to the incomplete vehicle.

December 21, 2018

BMW's Hybrid Tech to Power Workhorse Delivery Trucks
USPS Awards $37.4M for Next-Gen Vehicle Prototypes

USPS Awards $37.4M for Next-Gen Vehicle Prototypes

The U.S. Postal Service has awarded $37.4 million in contracts to six vendors to provide 50 prototypes of a next-generation delivery vehicle that will be tested in various climates and locales.

September 21, 2016

USPS Adds Another 3,000 Ram ProMaster Vans

USPS Adds Another 3,000 Ram ProMaster Vans

FCA has started delivering another 3,339 Ram ProMaster cargo vans to the U.S. Postal Service in a second order that follows a 9,113-vehicle order last year.

September 8, 2016

USPS Requests Vehicle Prototypes for Testing

USPS Requests Vehicle Prototypes for Testing

The U.S. Postal Service has requested prototypes from 15 qualified suppliers for a purpose-built delivery vehicle that would replace its aging fleet of Long Life Vehicles (LLVs).

October 22, 2015

Postal Service Seeking Next-Gen Delivery Vehicle

Postal Service Seeking Next-Gen Delivery Vehicle

The U.S. Postal Service will meet with automotive manufacturers in Washington, D.C., this week to field questions about its proposal to replace its aging delivery fleet with a next-generation vehicle, according to federal records.

February 16, 2015

UPS, FedEx Fleets Overwhelmed by Online Holiday Orders

UPS, FedEx Fleets Overwhelmed by Online Holiday Orders

United Parcel Service and FedEx Corp. scrambled to deliver holiday gifts after Christmas Day following an unexpected surge in online ordering that brought delays and plenty of customer complaints.

December 27, 2013

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