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Toyota Recalls 1 Million Prius, C-HR Hybrids on Risk of Fire

  • Exposed wires could erode over time, causing short circuit
  • One case of smoke reported but no injuries: Toyota spokesman
Making of the Toyota Motor Prius at the Automakers Tsutsumi Factory
Photographer: Noriko Hayashi/Bloomberg
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Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling more than a million of its Prius and C-HR compact crossover vehicles globally due to the risk of fire.

Of the 1.03 million affected vehicles, 554,000 will be called back in Japan and 192,000 in the U.S., according to Jean-Yves Jault, a company spokesman. There has been one reported case of a vehicle emitting smoke, but no injuries were reported, he said Wednesday.