23 Jun '14, 11am

Hybrid & Hydrogen, Or Electric? Toyota, Nissan Battle Over Future Green-Car Tech

Hybrid & Hydrogen, Or Electric? Toyota, Nissan Battle Over Future Green-Car Tech

By Antony Ingram 157 views Jun 23, 2014 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2014 Nissan Leaf Enlarge Photo Japanese automakers Toyota and Nissan have always done things a little differently. But when it comes to company strategies for meeting future transportation needs, each firm's approach couldn't be more different. Nissan is resolute on its decision to go electric. Toyota, on the other hand, believes hybrid cars and fuel cells are the way forward. And neither, according to Automotive News , is convinced by the strategy of the other. Hybrid AND electric, for now Notably, both manufacturers currently have hybrid and battery-electric models somewhere in their lineup. Nissan's electric vehicles are more prominent--it has sold the Leaf since 2010, and recently introduced the e-NV200 electric delivery van to the European market. Toyota currently off...

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