Breaking News
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg
Share SHARE

Toyota Recalls 33,000 Vehicles Globally To Fix Problem Related To Engine:reports

RELATED NEWS
Trade TM now with 

Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. (TM: Quote, TYT.L) is recalling 33,000 pickup trucks, cars and commercial vehicles globally to fix a problem related to the engine, according to several media reports.

The vehicles being recalled include the land cruiser Prado mid-size sports utility vehicle, and many other bigger ones.

According to reports, majority of recalled vehicles are from Japan, and about 4,000 Tacoma four-cylinder pickup trucks will be recalled in the United States.

The company said that it will conduct a voluntary safety recall of about 4,000 Model Year 2013-2014 Tacoma 4 cylinder pickup trucks in the U.S.

In the involved vehicles, engine valve springs made by one of two suppliers could develop cracks and break over time due to improper maintenance of manufacturing equipment used to make the part. If this occurs, abnormal noise and rough engine performance can be noticed. In some cases the engine could fail and stop while the vehicle is being driven, the company said in a statement.

Click here to receive FREE breaking news email alerts for Toyota Motor Corp and others in your portfolio

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Specialty drugmaker Horizon Pharma plc (HZNP) on Friday managed to redomicile itself as an entity incorporated in Ireland following the completion of its $660 million acquisition of Vidara Therapeutics International plc. The deal will help it avoid paying the high rate of U.S. corporate taxes. The... Stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Friday after failing to sustain an initial upward move. Despite the choppy trading, the Dow once again managed to end the session at a new record closing high. The major averages turned in a mixed performance on the day. President Barack Obama delivered a statement Thursday evening thanking members of Congress for voting to approve legislation granting the U.S. military the authority to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels fighting against the terrorist group known as the Islamic State.
comments powered by Disqus
FREE Newsletters, Analysis & Alerts

 

Stay informed with our FREE daily Newsletters and real-time breaking News Alerts. Sign up to receive the latest information on business news, health, technology, biotech, market analysis, currency trading and more.