Tag: Grumann

By on February 25, 2021

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has revealed its new mail truck after a 6-year competition, selecting the duck-billed option from Wisconsin-based defense contractor Oshkosh. Its Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) will officially replace the Grumman Long Life Vehicle (LLV) starting in 2023. Though the LLV spent the last 20 years being gradually supplanted by anything large enough to haul a bag of mail, it’s technically the last vehicle commissioned for use by the USPS.

Sadly, the postal service’s decision also represents a major loss for Ohio-based Workhorse. Its battery electric W-15 seemed to represent the government’s greener ambitions and was capable of 80-mile journeys before a gasoline-powered range extender kicks on. While a smart design, we think the manufacturer would have been better served by having ties to the military, like Oshkosh and Grumman. Workhorse’s share price has been falling ever since news broke that the USPS wouldn’t be needing its services, however analysts are under the impression that it will eventually rebound.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • CKNSLS Sierra SLT: theflyersfan Personally I would never finance a vehicle for 84 months, but transaction prices...
  • ajla: Like if the C8 Z06 was a $90K version of this, would it be so bad? youtube.com/watch?v=MWfJIJ213p Q&t
  • ajla: “sports car/muscle car hybrid” I think he means something like “grand touring” car but...
  • dal20402: Looks like the LFX is pretty susceptible, but not too many bad things happen as a result. The LGX is a lot...
  • mcs: “I still think that Corvette is supposed to be a sports car/muscle car hybrid, and that mid engine doesn’t...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber