Citing concerns over COVID-19, the USPS has announced that its selection of the Grumman Long Life Vehicle’s (LLV) replacement has been delayed once again. Three companies are left vying for the contract to build the originally named USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV)—Oshkosh, Workhorse Group, and the Karsan Bus & Coach Company—but the contract won’t be awarded until next year.
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There's a lot to be said for the LLV: simplicity, commonly available wear parts, low loading deck, aluminum body, etc. I'd be tempted to acquire one for my personal use but be warned: they have no title so are difficult to register.
Oh brother, what a crock. I couldn't get my LLV report in on time because the Covid kid on the bus threw it out the window. It's an embarrassing time to be an American.