Friday, 2 July 2010

Toyota's reputation gets worse !

From Yahoo - Top story Toyota plans to recall 270,000 vehicles worldwide to fix faulty engines. Flaws in the valve springs can make a vehicle stall while it's moving, Toyota spokesman Hideaki Homma said. Although the carmaker has received hundreds of complaints about the problem, no accidents or injuries have been reported. been reported. The global recall begins on July 5, and is expected to affect the popular Crown sedan and seven Lexus models (GS 350, GS 450h, GS 460, IS 350, LS 460, LS 600h and LS 600hl). One Japanese newspaper said the recall could said the recall could cost Toyota up to $228 million, or $844 per car. Since last September, Toyota has recalled more than 10 million vehicles, mostly for potential unintended halted sales and recalled about 17,000 Lexus HS 250h hybrid 250h hybrid sedans due to a potential fuel leak.


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