ASEAN BUSINESS - toyota - ASEAN BUSINESS BY : LEE JEONG...

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BY : LEE JEONG HOON Toyota auto parts made in China caused a huge problems for Toyota Company. The world's largest car-maker said it has started shipping parts to repair flawed gas pedals in a growing number of recalled vehicles. But the Japanese-based manufacturer said Thursday it does not know when drivers affected by the recalls will be able to have their Toyota vehicles fixed. It also did not say where the parts are being shipped to. Meanwhile, Toyota's production problems deepened on Thursday as it expanded its recall of faulty accelerators and floor mats to Europe and China. The company said it's still unsure how many vehicles in Europe are affected, but said it has brought in new parts so that production in Europe will continue as usual. That's in contrast to Canada and the US, where both production and sales of new vehicles has been halted for at least a week, while the carmaker works to fix the gas-pedal problem. In China, Toyota will start a recall in February for 75,500 RAV4 SUVs manufactured there between March 2009 and January 2010. Those vehicles have the same faulty accelerator parts that have caused the recent recalls in Canada and the US Also in China, Ford said it has halted production of some of its full-sized commercial vehicles, because they also contain the same gas pedals. Ford said the diesel version of its Transit Classic, built under a Chinese joint venture, is the only Ford vehicle involved in the production halt. The Transit Classics are not being recalled. The announcements Thursday come one day after the company announced an additional recall of 1.09 million vehicles in the US covering five models:
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2010 for the course MANAGEMENT 087287 taught by Professor Hahaha during the Spring '10 term at Illinois Central.

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