Toyota Recalls Thousands Of SUVs

Law360, New York (May 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Toyota Motor North America Inc. is recalling more than 90,000 2008 Highlander and Highlander Hybrid sport utility vehicles, citing problems with the seat belts in the vehicles’ third-row rear seats.

Reports of the voluntary recall surfaced Friday when Toyota spokesman Bill Kwong told the Associated Press that the company had issued a stop sale notice to its dealers in order “to retrofit changes to the seat belt,” in the Highlander SUVs manufactured in 2007 and 2008.

On April 18, Toyota sent a letter to the U.S....
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