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USPS picks AM General to help build next-generation mail trucks $PLUG $WKHS

Andrew Ganz 5,058 views Sep 23, 2016 U.S. Postal Service Grumman "Long Life Vehicle" Enlarge Photo AM General, the firm best known for building Hummer H1s in both civilian and military versions, has been selected by a rather different governmental agency to help create a prototype with a different kind of civic duty in mind. Postal trucks, those white boxes that deliver your mail, haven't changed in decades. But that's all set to change. DON'T MISS: USPS 'Long Life' Vehicles Last 25 Years, But Age Shows Now AM General announced that it was one of six automakers selected to build a series of prototypes for the United States Postal Service. While details of the new postal carrier vehicles are a long way off, AM General says that an emphasis on reducing vehicle weight will help it achieve fuel economy targets. An "advanced powertrain option with system options" is also part o...

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