USPS News Release: Over 66,000 Electric Vehicles To Be Deployed by 2028 (video)

Initiative Boosted by Postal Service “Delivering for America” Network Modernization and Funding from Congress

  • Postal Service anticipates increasing the quantity of purpose-built Next Generation Delivery Vehicles (NGDV) to a minimum of 60,000 of which at least 45,000 will be battery electric by 2028. NGDV acquisitions delivered in 2026 and thereafter expected to be 100% electric.
  • Postal Service expects to purchase an additional 21,000 battery electric delivery vehicles through 2028, representing a mix of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) vehicles. Acquisitions delivered in 2026 through 2028 expected to be 100% electric.
  • Feasibility of achieving 100% electrification for the overall Postal Service delivery vehicle fleet will continue to be explored.
  • Beyond vehicle mix changes, postal network modernization efforts will drive additional substantial carbon reductions through logistics improvements and reduced transportation
  • Total investment expected to reach $9.6 billion including $3 billion from Inflation Reduction Act funds.

USPS News Release – December 20, 2022

Source: USPS

Related: Clearing up a few misconceptions about S&DCs and EVs — Save The Post Office

Also see: Statement by APWU President Mark Dimondstein on USPS Electric Vehicle Fleet

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