The U.S. Postal Service is rolling forward with its purchasing plan to replace its current fleet with 90% gas-powered trucks and 10% battery electric vehicles.
A Roadmap for U.S. Postal Service Electrification
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.