Toyota announces new recall of 2.4 million hybrid cars

Toyota announces new recall of 2.4 million hybrid cars

The firm in September said it was recalling more than one million hybrid cars globally after uncovering a technical problem that could cause fires. (Reuters file photo)

Japanese car giant Toyota said on Friday it is recalling more than 2.4 million hybrid cars over a fault that could cause crashes, just a month after another recall affecting hybrids.

The firm in September said it was recalling more than one million hybrid cars globally after uncovering a technical problem that could cause fires.