Toyota to Recall 437,000 Hybrids World-Wide
Original post made by Sharon, Midtown, on Feb 9, 2010
A reluctant Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday a global recall of its flagship Prius and other gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles Web Link
Steve Wozniak, who owns a number of Priuses, has claimed for some time that the Prius has serious bugs in its drive by wire software which causes out of control acceleration as well as serious braking problems.
Toyotas mistake was to deny, then minimize this problem by claiming it was a simple mechanical hardware issue.Web Link