TOYOTA RECALLS SUVS AND CARS IN CANADA AND US FOR REPAIRS
The Toyota Corporation is recalling almost 417,000 cars and SUVs in the US and Canada for steering column problems. In an announcement from Toyota, recalls of 373,000 American Toyota Avalons from 2000-2004, plus 4,200 in Canada and 39,000 LX470 SUVs from 2003-2007, plus 520 in Canada.
The problem can be fixed in two hours, but no estimates have been given of the costs involved. Last year Toyota recalled 11 million vehicles.