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Biden Infrastructure Plan Calls for Electrifying Postal Service

March 31, 2021, 9:00 AM

President Biden’s infrastructure proposal being unveiled later Wednesday calls for the U.S. Postal Service to electrify its fleet of vehicles, according to a White House fact sheet.

  • The plan “will utilize the vast tools of federal procurement to electrify the federal fleet, including the United States Postal Service,” the document says
  • NOTE: Infrastructure plan, which must be approved by Congress, comes as U.S. Postal Service recently selected military truck maker Oshkosh Corp. for part of a $6 billion contract for tens of thousands of mail-delivery vans over electric-truck maker Workhorse Group Inc.
  • NOTE: Biden’s plan calls for a $174 ...

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