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Toyota recalls first mass-produced EVs just 2 months after launch

Subaru announces recall of jointly developed Solterra for same wheel issue

A Toyota bZ4X all-electric SUV is displayed in Los Angeles during an auto show in November. 

TOKYO (Reuters) -- Toyota Motor said on Thursday it would recall 2,700 of its first mass-produced electric vehicles for the global market because of a risk the wheels could come loose.

The world's largest automaker by sales submitted the recall of the bZ4X sport utility vehicle to Japan's transportation ministry. Of the 2,700 vehicles, 2,200 were earmarked for Europe, 260 for the United States, 20 for Canada and 110 for Japan, the company said.

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