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FACTBOX-Toyota recalls swell above 8.5 mln with new Prius

(For more on Toyota’s recall, click [ID:nN27231388])

Toyota Motor Corp 7203.TTM.N has issued a string of recalls that covers more than 8.5 million vehicles worldwide for risks of unintended acceleration and problems with brakes on its new model Prius and three other new hybrid models.

Following is a regional breakdown of the recalls.

Totals may not add up due to rounding.

For more, click: www.toyota.com/recall/

BRAKING

Japan: 223,000

North America: 155,000

(United States: 146,550)

Europe: 53,000

Other: 5,000

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Total: 437,000

FAULTY ACCELERATOR PEDALS

United States: 2.21 million

Canada: 270,000

Europe: 1.71 million

China: 75,552

*Other: 180,000

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Total: approx 4.45 million

(*Middle East, Central and South America, Africa)

SLIPPING FLOORMATS

United States: 5.35 million

Canada: 400,000

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Total 5.75 million

Note: About 2.1 million vehicles are covered in both floormat and pedal recalls.

Grand total: approx 8.54 million (Source: Toyota Motor Corp)

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