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New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.

Faulty airbag blow for Toyota

2006-07-25 14:48
Tokyo - Toyota Motor said on Tuesday that it's recalling 206 388 units of its Corolla Verso model that it produced at a plant in Turkey due to a faulty switch that can manually control the operation of the front seat airbag.

The vehicles being recalled were produced between January 2004 and May 2006 and sold in Europe, Africa and other regions. No accidents were reported due to the faulty switch, a Toyota spokesperson said.

With the faulty switch, the front seat airbag may open even as if the airbag switch is turned off.

The company declined to provide the cost for the latest recall.

Recalls by Japan's biggest car maker by sales volume have been increasing recently due to the rapid rise in its production volume to meet its growing vehicle sales.

Toyota, which is known for the quality of its vehicles, has said that improving quality control is one of the key issues that it is working on.

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