Toyota Motor Corp. reportedly plans to recall 1.41 million vehicles worldwide, its largest callback ever. The majority of the vehicles, 1.27 million, were sold in Japan. The auto maker blames a faulty headlight-switching system for the recall. There are some 16 models, including the Corolla, on the callback list. All were built from May 2000-August 2002. Toyota says the recall will not impact its earnings severely, as “the headlight switch is not that expensive,” a company spokesman ...

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