Those in the market for a new car may have some problems getting the one they want. The disaster in Japan is showing just how heavily dependent the auto industry is on the country.
Much of Japan’s industry is shut down because of damage from the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. Those impacts are starting to be felt in the United States.
Toyota Motor Corp. recalled 2.17 million vehicles on Thursday to address accelerator pedals that could become entrapped in floor mats or jammed in driver’s side carpeting.
Toyota recalled another 2.17 million vehicles on Feb. 24. Click here to find out if your vehicle is recalled.