Toyota recalls 12,000 vehicles in Britain

November 4th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Nov 4 (IANS) Automobile giant Toyota Thursday announced a recall of around 12,000 vehicles in Britain because of a steering problem.

The Japanese company is recalling the iQ car produced between September 2008 and October 2010, The Independent reported.

Toyota said the steering problem can occur when iQ models are driven over rumble strips or speed-breakers.

The company said though the problem has been seen in Japan, no cases have been reported in Europe and there have been no accidents.

The iQ recall is the latest in a series of recalls by Toyota, totalling around 10 million vehicles worldwide in recent months.

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