The U.S. Postal Service has awarded a 10-year contract to Oshkosh Defense to manufacture next-generation postal delivery vehicles, marking the most dramatic modernization of the government fleet in three decades. Officially called the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV), this purpose-built, right-hand-drive vehicle is designed for mail and package delivery, fitted with either fuel-efficient internal combustion engines or battery electric powertrains. Read more for additional pictures and information.
These next-generation vehicles feature air conditioning / heating, improved ergonomics, 360-degree cameras, advanced braking, traction control, air bags, and a state of the art front / rear-collision avoidance system that includes visual, audio warning, as well as automatic braking. Increased cargo capacity will maximize efficiency and better accommodate higher package volumes from the incredible growth of ecommerce.
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As the American institution that binds our country together, the U.S. Postal Service can have a bright and modern future if we make investments today that position us for excellence tomorrow. The NGDV program expands our capacity for handling more package volume and supports our carriers with cleaner and more efficient technologies, more amenities, and greater comfort and security as they deliver every day on behalf of the American people,” said Postmaster General and USPS Chief Executive Officer Louis DeJoy.