WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service didn’t give Workhorse Team Inc. a reasonable shot at a deal worth as significantly as $6 billion to create mail shipping and delivery vans, the maker of EVs stated in its challenge of the service’s determination to award the do the job to Oshkosh Corp.
The Postal Service “put its thumb on the scale versus Workhorse” in component by blaming a prototype for driver mistake, the Loveland, Ohio-dependent company stated in a complaint at the U.S. Court docket of Federal Promises in Washington, D.C. The complaint was filed beneath seal June sixteen, and a redacted variation was filed June 28.
The Feb. 23 award to Oshkosh for as numerous as 165,000 mostly gasoline-powered vehicles drew notice due to the fact it bypassed fledgling electric-motor vehicle specialist Workhorse soon after President Joe Biden ordered a thoroughly clean-electricity fleet. Supporters of the Postal Service go say