Toyota calls back 28,000 hybrid cars due to software bug

Jul

15

2015

Toyota calls cars in the Netherlands and Belgium back to provide them with a software update from the dealer. A bug could occur there too large voltage changes in the inverter. In extreme cases, the cars this would even come to a halt.

Toyota Auris It goes to the Toyota Prius Wagon and the Toyota Auris manufactured between May 2010 until November 2014. In the Netherlands, involves more than 20,000 cars and in Belgium and Luxembourg, there are about 8000, reports ANP. Owners of the vehicles will be informed personally about the recall.

According to Toyota, costing the software update half an hour and must avoid this excessive voltage changes in the inverter. The manufacturer worldwide calls on the cars back. It is not known whether the bug has resulted in incidents. The action shows the increased reliance on software in cars. This trend include further as more cars go electronics.

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