Source: Agencies12 May 2016 15:17:58
Beijing, May 12: Due to presence of defective engines in some vehicles, Japanese auto giant Toyota will recall some imported Lexus vehicles in China.
The recall from Toyota Motor (China) Investment Co. is set to begin on Friday, and will involve 19,529 vehicles produced between July 7, 2015 and April 5, 2016, according to a statement of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, which is China’s top quality watchdog.
Programs controlling exhaust gas re-circulation valves may fail in the affected vehicles and may cause the engines to stop, said the statement. Toyota promised to check and update the programs free of charge.
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is an automobile maker of Japan. It was founded by Eiji Toyoda. It is based in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture. Toyota provides financial services and works with many other kinds of business as well. It makes cars and trucks under the brand names Toyota, Hino Truck, Scion and Lexus. As of February 2016, Toyota is the 13th-largest company in the world by revenue.