Factbox: Toyota’s U.S. recalls rose with fast growth
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But barely a year after overtaking GM, Toyota was launching the first of its damaging recalls that would involve more than 5 million vehicles in the United States — almost three times the number of U.S. vehicles that Toyota sold in 2009.
President Akio Toyoda, testifying before a U.S. congressional committee last month, acknowledged the company had lost its way during a period of fast growth but vowed to steer it back to the values that made it a watchword for quality.
Here are details of Toyota’s U.S. sales and its safety recalls since 2000 based on data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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