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Report: Toyota considering Prius recall over brake problems

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Honda recalling 45,000 Civic hybrids worldwide

Reuters is reporting that 45,335 Honda Civic hybrids are being recalled because of a faulty voltage converter that has the potential to short circuit and stop the engine. The affected cars are 2006 model year Civic hybrids that were built between September 2005 and September 2006. Most of these hybrids (31,123) are in the U.S. and most of the rest (7,129) are in Japan. Each repair will cost Honda $44 (5,300 yen), for a total o

Ford recalling 6,164 Escape hybrids to fix drive-train shaft

Ford Motor Co. is recalling six thousand Escape hybrid SUVs in order to inspect and possibly fix a drive-train shaft that may fracture, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today in Washington. The problem is that the SUV may continue to roll after being place in "park" because the shaft may not have been heat-treated correctly. There have been no reports of