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FILE - A USPS logo adorns the back doors of United States Postal Service delivery vehicles as they proceed westbound along 20th Street from Stout Street and the main post office in downtown Denver, Wednesday, June 1, 2022. USPS is creating a division to handle election mail issues as part of an effort to ensure swift and secure delivery of ballots for the 2022 midterm election, officials said Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

With electric postal trucks, logistics are all about charging stations

For better or worse, the Postal Service will replace its old local delivery trucks with a combination of gasoline and electric ones. It’s a huge acquisition…

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EPA Electric Vehicles

Charging ahead: How tech is future-proofing America’s EV infrastructure

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Postal Service Electric Vehicles

The Postal Service can’t just buy new delivery vehicles … oh, no, no, no.

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

USPS scales back next-gen fleet plans, commits to more electric vehicles

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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2020, photo, mail delivery vehicles are parked outside a post office in Boys Town, Neb. Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking an investigation into a U.S. Postal Service plan to replace its aging mail trucks with mostly gasoline-powered vehicles. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

USPS sees potential to buy more electric vehicles under facility consolidation plan

USPS announced it would soon publish a Notice of Intent that will supplement the Final Environmental Impact Statement for its next-generation delivery…

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In this photo made on Thursday, May 6, 2021, a 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E is seen as it is charging at a Ford dealer in Wexford, Pa. Taking sustainability efforts to the next level by switching to clean energy or purchasing an electric vehicle might feel daunting. Several federal incentives, such as the electric vehicle tax credit and home energy tax credits, may help offset the cost of the commitment for those who made upgrades last year or for those looking to take the leap in 2022. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Navy cutting back emissions, moving toward green vehicles in coming years

The targets are part of the service’s new climate change strategy, which the Navy released on Tuesday.

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(AP Photo/David Goldman)FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, file photo, packages wait to be sorted in a Post Office as U.S. Postal Service letter carrier  Michael McDonald, gathers mail to load into his truck before making his delivery run, in Atlanta.  The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 it is revamping its priority mail program as part of its efforts to raise revenue and drive new growth in its package delivery business. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

USPS board’s governors now mostly Biden picks following latest Senate confirmations

The Postal Service is adding new members to its board at a time when the agency is looking to implement sweeping reforms and advance one of the largest acquisitions of vehicles in the federal government.

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