toyota prius brakes complaints
The best selling, Japanese Toyota hybrid car, known as Toyota Prius has received complaints in their brakes mechanism. Analysts project severe revenue downfall due to it.

The new Toyota's gas-electric hybrid car, which was released and became available for sale in Japan and U.S.A in May 2009 has been a best selling model with 4.5 million vehicles already finding their owners.

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has received 180 complaints about the brakes of the Prius new model. The fault involves, remaining of the gas pedal in depressed position.
Two crashes have so far been reported due to this fault resulting in injuries.

It's not the first time as Toyota had received 14 complaints well before in July, last year as claimed by the Japan's transport ministry. One of these 14 complaints includes a crash, when a prius at the Japan's intersection crashed into another car. This crash also resulted in some injuries as reported by Masaya Ota, a transport ministry official. He further added:

"The Prius driver in the accident told police that a brake did not work," Ota said. "Other Prius drivers also complained brakes were not so sharp." The complaints in Japan involve the new Prius model, and the vehicles were all made in Japan".

The ministry has already ordered an investigation to be held. Toyota spokeswoman Ririko Takeuchi said the company has received reports about the Prius complaints in transparent none repeat scroll North America and in Japan and was now looking into the matter.

As the wise men said "A mistake is not infertile" the Toyota has been hit by some financial implications because of this fault. It's shares drop by 5.7% to 3400 Yen when the stock holders start dumping their shares after this news however 19000 vehicles which have been already imported from Japan to America are not part of the recall. Any serious issue regarding its current fault can result a downfall of an innovative hybrid, eco-friendly car.

7 comments:

Desking tool said...

The hybrid models are still in its early production. There are still a lot of these that happened until today.

saad said...

No doubt that the hybrid cars are still at their early stages but gradually as people will start learning that how much eco friendly machines are important for the environment around them, they are sure going to shift towards more "greener" vehicle and Toyota Prius and other hybrid cars like it are going to serve as intermediary during this transitions stage.
Any ways, thanks for the comment.

CGS intake said...

It's okay if things happened this way as it would be much helpful to improve these cars. Anyway, mistakes like this just says that this car still has a potential to improve.

CGS Motorsports said...

A lot of recalls were made recently because of faults of manufacturing. Not only Toyota, there were also some top-brand sellers who made these faults.

CGS exhaust said...

It is not just Toyota but the other company also have this issues on their car models. Safety should be ensure first and maintenance on the car should be practiced.

Air Intake Kits said...

The hybrid/EV industry is in tough competition with conventional cars right now. Most trucks and SUV's now have almost the same fuel efficiency than H/EV's.

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