Press speculation continues today regarding the 3rd Generation Prius braking system. On Friday, Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corporation, gave a press conference, and below is an extract from his statement:
“As Toyota revealed yesterday, new Prius now in showrooms include an improvement. For Prius in the hands of customers, I have instructed that consideration be made as soon as possible regarding the way to address such units. Once a decision is made we will inform the public.”
Toyota GB awaits the outcome of this investigation, and will make an announcement to its customers shortly.
NEW 11/2/10: Further information can be found at toyota.co.uk/prius-recall.