Toyota to recall 1,380 defective cars in China



Japanese automaker Toyota will start recalling 1,380 vehicles on Jan. 10, 2020 from the Chinese market, according to China’s market regulator.
Filed by Toyota Motor (China) Investment Co. Ltd., the recall involves 723 imported Alphard Hybrid models manufactured between Aug. 19, 2019 and Sept. 10, 2019, as well as 657 imported Vellfire Hybrid produced between Aug. 19, 2019 and Sept. 6, 2019, the State Administration of Market Regulation said in a statement.
Due to defective emergency locking retractor, the safety belts may fail to take effect when vehicles are involved in collisions, said the statement.
The automaker promised to replace defective parts free of charge to eliminate safety risks, according to the statement.—Xinhua

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