Posts Tagged: Oshkosh

Is Workhorse still in the game? Lawmakers investigate Oshkosh trades, introduce bill to fund US Postal Service electrification

EV advocates (and investors in WKHS stock) were shocked and disappointed by the US Postal Service’s recent decision to award a 10-year contract to Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Defense to manufacture a new generation of postal delivery vehicles. The Workhorse Group, which specializes in EVs designed for last-mile delivery, and counts UPS and FedEx Express among its… Read more »

Oshkosh partners with Microvast to strengthen electrification capabilities

Oshkosh, a maker of specialty trucks and equipment, has announced an investment in Microvast, a provider of battery technologies for commercial and specialty EVs.  Oshkosh will make a $25-million private investment in public equity, or PIPE, in Microvast, which announced a merger with Tuscan Holdings on February 1. Oshkosh and Microvast have also entered into… Read more »

Oshkosh beats Workhorse for USPS contract, new vehicles may use fossil fuel powertrains

After deliberating about a long-overdue modernization of its vehicle fleet for nearly a decade, the US Postal Service has awarded a 10-year contract to Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Defense to manufacture a new generation of postal delivery vehicles. Under the contract’s initial $482-million investment, Oshkosh will finalize the production design of the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV),… Read more »