Toyota Motor Corp.’s popular Prius hybrid electric vehicle reportedly is being investigated by the U.S. government because of engine-stalling complaints. The National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. is looking into 33 complaints from owners about their engines stalling suddenly, mostly at speeds of 35 mph to 65 mph (56 km/h to 105 km/h). About half of the owners say their vehicle would not restart and had to be towed. A total of 75,000 ’04-’05 model Priuses could be affected by the ...

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