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The wheels have come off Toyota's EV strategy - literally

7 days ago   |   By The Next Web

Less than two months since its launch, the bZ4X - Toyota's first mass-produced EV - is being recalled due to an increased risk that the tires could loosen and eventually come off the vehicle. According to the automaker, the problem is caused by a malfunction in the wheels' hub bolts: The hub bolt that's attached to the tire may loosen due to repeated sharp turns and sudden braking. Therefore, if you continue to drive in that state, abnormal noise will be generated, and in the worst case, the tires may fall off. Naturally, Toyota's urging the affected owners not to...
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Toyota recalls electric cars over concerns about loose wheels

7 days ago   |   By BBC

The bZ4X is the Japanese motor industry giant's first mass-produced all-electric vehicle.
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Toyota recalls electric car for faulty wheel that may detach

7 days ago   |   By Phys.org

Toyota is recalling 2,700 bZ4X crossover vehicles globally for wheel bolts that could become loose, in a major setback for the Japanese automaker's ambitions to roll out electric cars.
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