Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014
Business
 

Toyota to recall 6.39 million vehicles worldwide for 5 different problems

Published on Apr 9, 2014 1:54 PM
 

TOKYO (AFP) - Toyota on Wednesday said it was recalling 6.39 million vehicles worldwide for five different problems, marking another blow for the world's largest automaker whose reputation for quality and safety has been dented in recent years.

"Toyota Motor Corporation announced five recalls involving 26 Toyota models, the Pontiac Vibe and the Subaru Trezia... since a few models are involved in more than one recall, the total number of vehicles that will be remedied is 6.39 million," the company said in a statement.

Among the problems are a driver's seat defect, steering column problems, and an engine starter glitch that poses a fire risk, the company said.

The vehicles affected include the Corolla sedan, the RAV4 sport utility vehicle and Yaris subcompact.

Toyota on Wednesday said it was recalling 6.39 million vehicles worldwide for five different problems, marking another blow for the world's largest automaker whose reputation for quality and safety has been dented in recent years. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS
 
If you are not a subscriber, you can get instant, unlimited access here

Videos