The French post office—La Poste—announced on Monday that it will order 10,000 electric delivery vehicles over the next five years. This week it will invite bids to supply the first 500, for delivery in 2008.
La Poste has been testing eight CLEANOVA electric vehicles since 2005. (Earlier post.) Thirty of the vehicles were delivered to 7 customers: La Poste, EDF, Veolia, the Accor group, ALD Automotive, and the towns of Saint-Etienne and Monaco.