The US Department of Transportation said that the issue is crucial, the judges said that there is a security issue and the issue of security is important, something that Toyota needs to respond immediately. Toyota has already seen this problem has enormous impact on operations and will be much worse, to get the problem resolved.
This was not the first time was when the first edition in 2004, said the Prius. Then, in September 2007 reminded thousands Toyota Camry, Toyota and Lexus ES 250S as floor mats all weather conditions. There were 102 reports and 13 injuries, including 5 deaths and 17 injuries caused by the Toyota and Lexus mats, ham, the gas pedal.
Last month we’ve seen millions of Toyota cars recalled all over the world because of various faulty parts. Toyota recall September 2009? 3.8 million units because of faulty floor mats.