Five vehicles in running for 'next generation' mail carrier

Five vehicles in running for ‘next generation’ mail carrier

AM General’s protoype mail carrier has been spotted on routes. A rapidly-accumulating mountain of goods purchased online are shipped on undersized delivery trucks often 20 years old or more, which has the U.S. Postal Servicert seeking roomier vehicles with safety and energy-saving features. The U.S. Postal Service intends to decide from five contending carriers, including two overseas brands and an electric vehicle. Contract awards to build prototypes were valued at $37.4 million, according to a public statement and request for proposal from the postal service. Drivers began trying out test models of the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle in early […]