Toyota recalls 1.13 mln Corollas in North America

Toyota recalls 1.13 mln Corollas in North America

Toyota USA has begun to recall voluntarily some 1.13 million 2005-08 Corolla and Corolla Matrix cars sold in North America due to faulty engine control modules, the company said on Thursday.

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