February 9, 2010
Toyota announces third global vehicle recall
On Monday, February 8, 2010, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. announced a voluntary recall on 2010 Model Year Prius vehicles and Lexus Division 2010 HS 250h vehicles to allow for updates to the softwarein the vehicles' anti-lock brake systems (ABS). No additional Toyota, Lexus or Scion vehicles have been included in this recall.
Motley Rice is currently reviewing reports involving certain recalled vehicles manufactured by Toyota. If you or someone you know may have suffered a serious injury or death that could potentially be due to braking problems associated with a recalled Toyota vehicle, contact attorney Kevin Dean by email or call +1 800.768.4026.
This recall is Toyota's third in recent months and, like the first two recalls, involves potentially hazardous braking issues. The total number of affected vehicles is now approximately seven million, and Toyota President Akio Toyoda is assuring consumers that his "commitment to quality" will continue as the company attempts to solve their quality control issues.
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