|Published : 12 Oct 2016, 15:00:05|
Toyota recalls 0.34 million Priuses globally to fix parking brake issue
Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it was recalling around 0.34 million (340,000) of its latest Prius gasoline hybrid model in Japan and overseas to fix a parking brake issue.
The recall covers models produced between August 2015 and October 2016, and affects around 0.21 million (210,000) vehicles in Japan and 94,000 in North America, Toyota said, adding that the balance would be recalled in Europe, Australia, and other regions.
No accidents have been reported in Japan in connection with the issue, a Toyota spokeswoman said, while declining to comment on whether any accidents had occurred overseas; according to Reuters.