Less than two months after the vehicle’s debut, Toyota ordered a global recall for the 2023 bZ4X electric crossover SUV. The company said that when driving, the wheel’s hub nuts might come free and the entire wheel could fall off. Naturally, is advising owners to avoid driving their cars until the issue has been resolved.
The recall is a blow for the biggest carmaker in the world, which has committed $17.6 billion to the release of 30 battery-electric cars by 2030. Toyota delayed attempt to make the switch to electric cars is considered as having its spearhead in the bZ4X, which started customer deliveries less than two months ago.
The bZ4X is the most recent electric vehicle to be subject to a recall, albeit it looks to be one of the most problematic. Ford recalled 49,000 Mustang Mach-E SUVs last week, but the company said the issue could be resolved with an over-the-air software update. Over different software problems and other minor difficulties, several EVs have also been recalled.