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July 17, 2015

JAPAN: Toyota recalls hybrids worldwide

Toyota is recalling 625,000 hybrid vehicles globally due to a software flaw that can bring the vehicles to a sudden stop.

Toyota is recalling 625,000 hybrid vehicles globally due to a software flaw that can bring the vehicles to a sudden stop.

The Prius is the main model affected by the defective software controlling a power converter. This is a similar problem that led to the recall of 1.9m Prius cars last year.

The company confirmed no accidents or injuries have occurred so far as a result of the defect.

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