The world's largest carmaker Toyota Motor Corp, said on Wednesday that it was recalling around 185,000 vehicles globally, including the Yaris compact, owing to a glitch in the electric power steering system.
Customers walking past vehicles at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo. Photo:AFP/Yoshikazu TSUNO
Models of the Yaris that were made between November 2010 and March 2012 and Verso-S made from August 2010 to August 2011 have been recalled.
The company's recall includes around 130,000 vehicles in Japan, some 7,050 vehicles in Germany and about 7,000 vehicles in France, as well as in several other countries.
No accidents have been reported from this glitch, however.
A Toyota India spokesperson said that no cars were recalled from India as these models are not sold here.