Corporations Confront Obstacles In The Transition To Green Vehicle Fleets

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 16:30:26 +0000

EVs have the potential to significantly improve fleet efficiency and reduce vehicle operation and maintenance costs. At the same time, EVs provide a simple solution to satisfy key company goals for acquiring alternative fuel vehicles and low greenhouse gas emitting vehicles.

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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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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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Lawsuit Challenges USPS Gas-Guzzling Truck Plan

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 03:57:55 +0000

Lawsuit Challenges U.S. Postal Service Plan to Buy 150,000 Gas-Guzzling Trucks WASHINGTON — The Center for Biological Diversity, CleanAirNow, Sierra Club, and 16 states filed lawsuits in California federal court today challenging the U.S. Postal Service’s decision to replace its aging fleet with close to 150,000 gas-burning delivery trucks. Last year the Postal Service, under […]

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Turkey’s Karsan Is Building The Fully Electric Buses Customers Want, Today

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2022 16:43:38 +0000

Turkey has a decades long history of producing automobiles for both domestic and global markets. Specifically, Turkey has established itself as a key builder of commercial vehicles, with the majority of those flowing through export channels to Europe, thanks to favorable customs agreements established in 1995. Disclaimer: Travel and accommodations for the author were paid for […]

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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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