Toyota announces yet another massive recall
Deutsche Welle -- Nov 15

Japanese carmaker Toyota is again having to recall millions of vehicles around the globe amid complaints from customers over two technical issues. It's another blow to a firm once praised for its safety standards.

Only few months after regaining its position as the world's number-one auto maker, Toyota of Japan on Wednesday announced another major vehicle recall, involving 2.77 million cars worldwide.

The company said there had been technical problems over steering control and the water pump in some hybrid brands. "There have been no accidents or injuries over these problems, but we have received reports from customers," the firm said in a statement.

Toyota said around 1.5 million affected vehicles were sold in Japan itself, with the remainder shipped to the US, Europe and other regions. It added the popular Prius hybrid was among the brands hit by the technical issues in question, but not units sold this year.

トヨタ自動車は、「プリウス」など13車種の部品に不具合があるとして、国内で過去最多となるおよそ152万台のリコールを国土交通省に届け出た。
News sources: Deutsche Welle, FNNnewsCH

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