Toyota Recalls 1 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Toyota Motor Corp. (TM), the world's second-largest auto maker, said on Tuesday it would recall a total of about 1 million vehicles globally to replace faulty intermediate shafts and sliding yokes.

In a filing with Japan's Transport Ministry, the company said it would recall a total of 565,756 vehicles in Japan, including Wish, Isis, Prius and other cars built between September 2002 and November 2005.

A Toyota spokesman said the recall would also cover about 400,000 units overseas.

The company said it had received no reports of accidents from the defects.

Toyota as a matter of policy does not disclose the cost of recalls.

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