Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Toyota recalls 242,000 Prius and Lexus worldwide

Toyota, the world's largest carmaker and also the one who recalled the maximum number of cars in last few years has again announced a global recall of its reknowned Prius hybrid and Lexus cars. The total number of cars to be recalled is apprx. 242,000. The company cited braking as a reason for recalling the car globally.

Drivers of the two models, manufactured between March and October 2009, have complained they needed to step more heavily than previously on the brake pedal. No accidents have been reported, but the company has received more than 90 complaints from customers worldwide, she said.

Toyota will recall 117,000 units in Japan, 91,000 in North America, 30,000 in Europe and 3,000 in Asia-Pacific, she said.

Other recent recalls include - Toyota Altis, Nissan - Sunny & Micra, Renault - Pulse & Scala.


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