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Toyota recalls 1.1M Corolla, Matrix cars

Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday that it would recall about 1.13 million Corolla and Matrix cars in the United States due to defective electronic control units that could cause the vehicles to stall.

Toyota said it had unconfirmed reports of three accidents and one minor injury in connection with problems with the units on vehicles from the 2005 through 2008 model years. It will replace the units. Get the full story »

NHTSA upgrades Corolla, Matrix probe

U.S. auto safety regulators have stepped up a probe into the risk that up to 1.2 million Toyota Motor Corp. Corolla and Matrix vehicles could stall due to defective electronic engine control units.

Regulators began an engineering analysis Aug. 18 into the reports of stalling in Corolla and Matrix cars from the 2005, 2006 and 2007 model years. Get the full story »

Stalling has Lexus weighing an LS460 recall

Toyota Motor Corp.  is considering a recall of the Lexus LS460, its top-of-the-line sedan, because of concerns that the engine may stall, The Nikkei reports in its Thursday morning edition.

Tens of thousands of units would be covered in a worldwide recall. The LS460, which has a 4.6-liter engine, debuted in 2006 and went through a partial remodeling last fall. Get the full story »