According to Toyota of Europe president Shinichi Sasaki, the continuing escalation in vehicle complexity is to blame for the automaker's increasing number of recalls. The executive points to a rise in safety equipment and engineering factors that have led to the unscheduled service bay visits, not slipping quality standards.

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[Sources: JustAuto.com and AdWeek.com]


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