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Toyota Recalls bZ4X Electric SUVs Over Detaching Wheel while Driving

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.

According to Toyota, the reason for the loose hub nuts is currently being looked into. Customers are encouraged to contact their neighbourhood Toyota dealer, who will pick up the bZ4X for repairs and offer a loaner vehicle at no cost to the customer. 2,200 of the 2,700 vehicles included in the recall were made for Europe, 280 were for North America, 110 were for Japan, and 60 were for the rest of Asia. The majority of the cars have not yet been given to customers.

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.

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