Toyota expands Prius recall from 2014

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OYAMA, JAPAN – NOVEMBER 12: A prototype of Toyota Motor Corp.’s fourth-generation Prius hybrid vehicle is driven during the test drive at the Fuji Speedway on November 12, 2015 in Oyama, Japan. The new gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle is scheduled to go on sale in Japan in December. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images)

(WTNH)–Toyota is expanding its Prius recall from 2014.

It now includes models of the popular sedan made in 2018.

The original recall which covered about 800,000 cars, was because of a defect in the Prius;s electronic power system.

Toyota tried to fix the problem with a software update, but apparently it did not stop the system failures.

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