Toyota to recall 270,000 cars worldwide

July 1, 2010 7:04:20 PM PDT
Toyota Motor Corp. says it will recall 270,000 vehicles worldwide next Monday to fix faulty engines.

Toyota spokesman Paul Nolasco said Friday the recalled vehicles include seven models of luxury Lexus sedans and the popular Crown. Of the 270,000 vehicles, some 180,000 were sold overseas and the rest in Japan.

Nolasco said Toyota will inform Japan's transport ministry of a recall of 90,000 vehicles on Monday.