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USPS Invests in EV as Part of 10-Year Modernization Plan

February 2, 2024


The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently unveiled its first round of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at a new Sorting and Delivery Center (S&DC) in Atlanta, Ga. The Postal Service expects to convert approximately 400 S&DC sites nationwide so they can serve as charging hubs for more than 66,000 USPS electric delivery vehicles. As of January 2024, the Postal Service has opened 29 of these S&DCs.

The USPS also plans to procure 21,000 commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) battery-powered and domestically manufactured delivery vehicles, including 9,250 from the Ford Motor Company, depending on market availability and operational feasibility.

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