TOKYO Nov 14 Toyota Motor Corp will
recall about 2.77 million vehicles worldwide, including the
Prius hybrid car, due to problems with the steering mechanism
and the hybrid system water pump.
Toyota will recall 13 models sold in Japan between August
2000 and January 2012, it said in a filing with Japan's
transport ministry. Some 1.5 million of the recalls are of cars
sold in Japan.
The announcement comes a month after Toyota recalled more
than 7.4 million vehicles worldwide for faulty power window
switches that are a potential fire hazard, the biggest single
recall since Ford pulled 8 million vehicles off the road in