Toyota recalls over 600,000 of its hybrid cars worldwide

On Wednesday, Toyota said it would be recalling 625,000 of its hybrid vehicles, mostly its Prius v model. The Japanese motor company announced the global recall of its hybrid cars due to a software glitch that has the potential to, in rare cases, shut down the hybrid system while the car is in operation. In other words, the defect could bring the vehicle to a sudden stop while it is being driven. Although the cars have been recalled, no accidents or injuries have been reported. Toyota says that the problem…

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Toyota moves to make electric vehicles more attractive

Toyota Prius electric vehicles

Toyota aims to sell more electric vehicles this year Battery electric vehicles have been losing favor with much of the auto industry recently due to lackluster sales around the world. While many automakers are still committed to the use of lithium-ion batteries, many are also beginning to embrace hydrogen fuel as the future for electric vehicles. Toyota is one of the companies within the auto industry that is taking an aggressive approach on both hydrogen fuel and lithium-ion batteries. The automaker has ambitious goals in mind for its Prius plug-in…

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