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Quantum gets deal to provide USPS with electric vehicle for testing

The United States Congress has yet to pass any of the proposed appropriations that would fund a massive electrification drive by the U.S. Postal Service. Nonetheless, the post office is moving ahead with a test program in Washington, D.C. that will see some of the ubiquitous white boxes be converted to battery power.

Proposals would give U.S. Postal Service billions to electrify fleet

A month ago Rep. Jose E. Serrano (D-NY) introduced a bill in the U.S. house of representatives that if passed would provide up to $2 billion to the United States Postal Service (USPS) for vehicle electrification. The money would be used to convert up to 15 percent of the agency's 142,000 vehicle fleet to plug-in capability.

U.S. Postal Service gets 6,500 new alternative power vehicles

Chrysler U.S. Postal Service Minivan - Click above for high-res gallery