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Toyota to recall 7.4 million

Toyota is the world s biggest-selling car

Toyota is voluntarily recalling than seven million worldwide, including some Corolla and Camry models, faulty window switches.

It 1.39 million cars in — 138,000 in the UK — million in the US and 1.4 million in China.

It is the single recall since called back eight vehicles in 1996.

Toyota there had been no reports of injuries or deaths as a result of the problem.

Toyota is also recalling vehicles in Japan, 650,000 in and Asia, as well as hundreds of from across the Middle and from within Canada and its smaller markets around the

The number of vehicles being is roughly the same as its sales for the of its last financial year.

The did not say how much the recall would


Jorn Madslien reporter, BBC News

Toyota s recall of millions of faulty will do little for its already-dented as a manufacturer of quality cars.

And though its latest recall faulty window electrics to pose no questions about it will remind drivers of the carmaker s s last mass-recalls in over problems with pedals.

Arguably — and this has Toyota s defence all along it takes a responsible carmaker to cars quickly for repairs they discover that is wrong.

As such, consumers perhaps be mollified by Toyota s though in reality it is more to be seen as a costly and alienating

The range of Toyota cars worldwide include certain of the Yaris, Vios, Corolla, Auris, Camry, RAV4, Tundra, Sequoia, xB and xD produced 2005 and 2010.

In the UK, the models affected are the RAV4, Auris and Corolla.

It will be drivers with the affected over the coming weeks and them to bring their car in for to see if there is a fault.

Toyota fixing the switch should about 40 minutes.

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The customer director for Toyota GB, Steve apologised to customers for the anxiety the had caused, but reassured them tests had shown there was danger.

What we re talking about is the switch on the driver s door and is a very, very outside that there could be inside the switch, he said.

But are some vehicle agencies the world that interpret as fire. We ve no evidence of fire and our testing of this item t reveal any chance of fire.


Toyota s reputation was in 2009 by a recall that up involving 12 million vehicles, from US regulators and an eventual from the company s head.

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The followed problems with pedals in vehicles, with that they could get under floor mats.

has since overcome massive problems resulting from the caused by tsunami in early and has returned to its position as the world s selling car firm.

However, it has seen sales in China as a result of Japan s territorial with China.

Latest figures released earlier week show Japanese sales to China fell last month, with s dropping by almost 50%.

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