Continued efficiency pressure on Toyota as 369,000 cars are recalled including more than 1555 in Sweden
Wednesday, 04 September 2013
The Japanese automaker, Toyota recalls 369,000 cars globally due to various hardware problems.
This includes about 200,000 SUVs hybrid, of which 37,000 in Europe, being recalled because of a flaw in the hybrid system's inverters.
According to Reuters news agency, the Japanese carmaker also said on Wednesday it was separately recalling around 169,000 vehicles including the Lexus GS350 and IS350 due to a problem in the engine assembly process.
The models are the Lexus RX400h, manufactured between March 2005 and
June 2011, and Highlander, manufactured between February 2005 and May
2007 are part of those going back to the factory.
In Sweden, this involves 1,555 vehicles, according to information manager, Bengt Dalström of Toyota Sweden.
"We will make personal contact with all the owners within the next month," he siad Dalström.
Toyota has in several times earlier in the year been forced to recall hundreds of thousands of cars, the soonest was later this summer.
No accidents or injuries have been reported in the various incidents of recall, Toyota spokeswoman Shino Yamada said, according to Reuters.
by Scancomark.com Team