The company said in a statement that “until a solution is available, no one should use these vehicles.” According to Toyota, due to the latest recall, about 2,200 of the vehicles were inside Europe, 270 for North America, 112 for Japan and the remaining 60 for Asia. These were produced between March and June. The bZ4X, which went on sale about two months ago, is the main model of Toyota’s plan to strengthen its electric lineup.
Toyota plans to produce 30 EV models by 2030, selling 3.5 million electric vehicles globally that year. Toyota is also investing 2 trillion yen (about Rs 130 crore) in battery research and development to achieve such a target.
According to Toyota, “BZ” in the recalled model name as well as “Beyond Zero” in the works is for the series, which includes sports-utility vehicle pickup trucks and sports cars of all sizes.
The maker of the Prius hybrid and Lexus luxury models has been seen by some critics as a struggler to push the electric vehicle forward. On some level because it has been so fast and successful along with other green technologies such as hybrids and fuel cells and efficient gas engines.
Demand for electric cars is expected to increase in Ukraine, especially with the recent hike in fuel prices amid concerns about inflation and war. People around the world have become more aware of climate change and environment.