TOKYO - Toyota on Wednesday announced a global recall of 1.9 million Prius hybrid cars because of a fault that could cause the vehicle to slow down suddenly, in the latest safety blow to the Japanese auto giant.
Prius sedans sit on a lot at a Toyota dealership in Centennial, Colorado in this file photo. (Photo by AP)
The company said it decided on the call-back — the biggest for the eco-friendly vehicle — after the discovery of problems with software used to control a power converter that posed a risk to drivers.
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