US Postal Service Caves On Electric Vehicles, But What About The Trucks?

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 16:15:51 +0000

Thousands of gasmobiles are still in the picture, but the US Postal Service is adding ten of thousands of electric vehicles to its fleet, too.

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USPS Electric Vehicle Study Challenged By U-M Analysis

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 02:24:07 +0000

ACS Publications: Abstract “The United States Postal Service (USPS) plans to purchase 165,000 next-generation delivery vehicles (NGDVs) between 2023 and 2032. The USPS submitted an environmental impact statement (EIS) for two NGDV procurement scenarios: (1) 90% internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs) and 10% battery electric vehicles (BEVs) (‘ICEV scenario’) and (2) 100% BEVs (‘BEV scenario’). To correct several significant deficiencies in the EIS, we conduct a cradle-to-grave life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) assessment of these two scenarios.”

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More Electric Vehicles, No More Excuses For US Postal Service

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 18:35:30 +0000

USPS electric vehicles Oshkosh DefenseThe US Postal Service finally commits to more electric vehicles, and a $3 billion carve-out in the new climate bill should help grease the skids.

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Amazon Claps Back At Walmart, Launches New Electric Vehicle

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 14:05:12 +0000

electric vehicle Rivian Amazon delivery vanEveryone is talking about the electric vehicle race between Amazon and Walmart, but the US Postal Service is also coming on strong.

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Ford Is Making Electric Vehicles That Deliver Stuff, So Why Can’t USPS?

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 09 May 2022 21:15:17 +0000

Ford electric vehicles E-Transit vanWhile the US Postal Service fiddles with gasmobiles, Ford Motor Company launches new E-Transit electric vehicles at the delivery van market.

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Ford E-Transit To USPS: What’s Your EV Problem?

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 16:10:48 +0000

E-Transit van Ford EV Kansas USA TurkeyThe Ford E-Transit van EV is taking off like a rocket, which makes it all the harder to explain why the US Postal Service is dragging its electrification heels.

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US Postal Service To Electric Truck Fans: Don’t Drop Dead After All!

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2022 11:20:46 +0000

USPS electric truck Oshkosh DefenseThe US Postal Service is funneling more electric trucks into its fleet of 200,000 general delivery vehicles, but continues to insist that gasmobiles should play a leading role — for now.

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USPS Finalizes Orders Of Gas-Powered Trucks

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2022 20:20:56 +0000

The US Postal Service (USPS) has said no to EVs by placing an order for a gas-powered fleet. The Hill reported that the USPS announced its finalized plans to order a new fleet of majority gasoline-powered vehicles even though it contradicts the Biden administration’s emissions goal. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, appointed under the Trump administration, […]

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