Toyota Recalls 670,000 Generation 2 Priuses

Recall centers on steering shaft that was not properly hardened during manufacturer.

Published: 16-Nov-2012

Toyota is recalling about 670,000 Toyota Prius vehicles in the U.S. because of problems with vehicles' steering.

In addition, 350,000 of these same vehicles are being recalled because of problems with the electric water pump for the hybrid system, Toyota announced Wednesday.

According to Toyota


Toyota Prius PHV plug-in hybrid goes on sale in Japan January 2012.

Despite GM efforts to establish its plug-in hybrid leadership, Toyota aims to offer plug-in hybrid Prius that is 20% cheaper.

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid ranks highest among 30 family sedans.

Consumer testing group gives both 4-cylinder and hybrid versions its "recommended' rating.

Toyota NS4 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

NS4’s advanced powertrain targets a next-generation Hybrid Synergy Drive plug-in system featuring reductions in component size and weight with improved overall fuel economy


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