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March 14, 2016

USPS Contract Carrier Adds Natural Gas Powered Trucks

Matheson Postal Services, a contract carrier for the United States Postal Service, is adding 37 new compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas tractors to its fleet as part of a company-wide program to expand clean energy use.

October 16, 2015

FAA Approves Testing of Workhorse Drone Delivery System

Workhorse Group says it has obtained permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test its Horsefly delivery drone, an eight-motor, eight-rotor “octocopter” designed to work with a specially equipped E-Gen electric walk-in van.

September 29, 2015

USPS Should Use Mass-Market Vehicles, Report Says

The USPS could save as much as $1.9 billion by using modified, off-the-shelf mass-market vehicles and upgrading its fleet at least once in the next 20-25 years, according to a report from the organization Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE).

May 13, 2015

USPS Considering Drone Delivery Vehicle

The Workhorse Group — with its electric truck and a drone delivery system — is among the 15 companies qualified by the U.S. Postal Service as potential suppliers of its next-generation delivery vehicle.

February 4, 2014

FLEET Act Would Green U.S. Postal Fleet

A federal bill introduced in late January would authorize the U.S. Postal Service to use energy savings performance contracts to improve the efficiency of its fleet of delivery vehicles.

July 2, 2013

U.S. Agency Urged to Award Contract with Delivery Vendor that Operates Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

The General Services Administration transportation contract between the U.S. government and the United Postal Service will end September 2014, opening solicitations from other vendors.

April 8, 2010

U.S. Postal Service Exceeds Waste Reduction Goal

LOS ANGELES - The Pacific Area of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) exceeded the original waste reduction goal in its Lead Free Wheel Weight Initiative by more than 30 percent.

February 16, 2010

AC Propulsion, AutoPort Develop EV for Postal Service

SAN DIMAS, CA - AC Propulsion and AutoPort are working together to provide an electric vehicle conversion prototype and report for the United States Postal Service.

February 12, 2010

ZAP to Develop Prototype Electric Mail Trucks for USPS

SANTA ROSA, CA - The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is studying the reduction of fuel consumption through a feasibility study of electric mail trucks.

January 25, 2010

U.S. Postal Service Plans Conversion to Plug-In EVs

WASHINGTON - AC Propulsion and AutoPort will partner in engineering, development, and conversion to provide an electric vehicle conversion prototype and report for the U.S. Postal Service.

December 30, 2009

Top 2009 News: Chrysler Reveals All-New Electric Minivan Concepts to USPS

WASHINGTON – Chrysler revealed four all-electric Chrysler Town & Country minivan concepts to the U.S. Postal Service as part of the USPS Earth Day celebration on April 22.

December 17, 2009

USPS to Cut Fuel Costs with Electric Stand-Up Vehicles

COSTA MESA, CA - The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has deployed T3 Series Electric Stand-up Vehicles for mail delivery in California, Arizona, and Florida.

December 11, 2009

U.S. Postal Service to Cut Annual Petroleum Use by 2%

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has a goal to cut petroleum usage by 2 percent annually through 2015.

October 19, 2009

U.S. Postal Service on Track to Meeting Emissions Goals

WASHINGTON - Although exempt from the recent Executive Order establishing energy guidelines, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) voluntarily determined its greenhouse gas emissions, making it the only federal agency to publicly report them.

August 31, 2009

USPS Testing Hybrid-Electric Van

LONG ISLAND, NY - The USPS fleet in Long Island, N.Y., will use the Balance Hybrid Electric for twelve months.

August 30, 2009

Postal Service Tests Azure Dynamics' Hybrid

OAK PARK, MI --- Azure Dynamics Corp., which develops green technologies for the commercial transportation industry, announced that its Balance Hybrid Electric vehicle is the newest addition to the United States Postal Service fleet.

July 20, 2009

U.S. Postal Service to Receive More Alt-Fuel Vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The U.S. Postal Service announced plans to replace 6,500 vehicles in its delivery fleet. The move will add 1,000 E-85 ethanol-capable and 900 gasoline/electric hybrid vehicles to the fleet.

July 16, 2009

Eckhaus Fleet Qualifies for Future USPS Electric Fleet Conversion

The United States Postal Service (USPS), which maintains the largest civilian vehicle fleet in the world, has notified Eckhaus Fleet that it has met the requirements for suppliers of the possible conversion to electric vehicles.

July 13, 2009

USPS to Add 1,900 Alt-Fuel Vehicles to Fleet

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service will replace 6,500 aging units in its delivery fleet with E-85, gasoline/electric hybrid, and four-cylinder vehicles.

July 9, 2009

Eckhaus Fleet Qualifies for Future USPS Electric Fleet Conversion

CLOVIS, CA - The USPS has recently notified Eckhaus that it has successfully met the requirements for suppliers of the possible conversion of their Long Life Vehicle fleet to electric vehicles.

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