Dec 19, 2013
Toyota Recalls 3.8 Million Cars
Posted on Sep 29, 2009
Toyota has announced a recall of eight U.S. models, including the 2004-2009 Prius. A problem with floor mats has reportedly caused the deaths of five people so far. The BBC calculates the cost of the recall at two years’ worth of U.S. sales for the automaker.
Toyota’s explanation of the problem—including advice for avoiding calamity—can be found here. —PS
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