While competitors turn to fuel cells, Nissan sticks with battery-electric cars

The maker of the world’s bestselling electric car – the Leaf – will stick with batteries, Nissan vice chairman Toshiyuki Shiga said in a recent interview with the Japan Times. Shiga said that carmakers should “promote the electric vehicle first rather than hydrogen” and that a fuel-cell car from Nissan would only come “in the long-term future,” if ever.