Brakes Force Prius Recall in Japan
Toyota's action affects new model, two other hybrids
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 8, 2010 9:25 PM CST
A 2010 Prius.   (Wikimedia Commons)

(Newser) – Toyota says it is recalling the new Prius in Japan for braking problems. Toyota says it will inform the Transport Ministry later Tuesday it is recalling the gas-electric hybrid that went on sale last year. The recall will include two other hybrid models—the Lexus HS250h sedan and the Sai, which is sold only in Japan.