AP Top News at 6:48 a.m. ESTBy AP
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
AP Top News at 6:48 a.m. EST
TOKYO — Toyota is considering a recall of its hot-selling Corolla subcompact after complaints about power steering problems — another blow to the world’s largest automaker already reeling from a string of recalls for safety problems. Company President Akio Toyoda, meanwhile, said he won’t be attending the U.S. congressional hearing on the automaker’s safety lapses, entrusting the job to U.S.-based executives — though he did say he would consider appearing if summoned. He said he wanted to focus his energies on improving quality worldwide.
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