Nightly News   |  February 09, 2010

Toyota troubles take another bad turn

Toyota announced Tuesday it would recall nearly half a million new Prius and other hybrid cars for braking problems. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

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>>> now we turn to what has become the largest consumer product crisis in recent memory in this country, the growing number of toyota recalls. today another one, a big one. nearly 500,000 new prius and other hybrids recalled for braking problems. the prius is the new wave flagship for this car company. and 7,300 camry sedans recalled because of a potential steering problem. in all, some 8.5 million toyota vehicles have been recalled worldwide. production shut down while they work