AP Top News at 11:56 a.m. ESTBy AP
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
AP Top News at 11:56 a.m. EST
TOKYO — Toyota is considering a recall of its hot-selling Corolla subcompact after complaints about power steering problems — another blow to the world’s largest automaker already reeling from a string of recalls for safety troubles. Despite pressure from some lawmakers, President Akio Toyoda said he won’t be attending the U.S. congressional hearing on the automaker’s quality lapses, entrusting the job to U.S.-based executives — though would consider an appearance if the committee requests it. He said he wanted to focus on improving quality worldwide.
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