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Toyota apologises for recall

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Toyota President Akio Toyoda has apologised for the recall of millions of cars across the world and pledged to set up a new quality control committee.

Toyota has already recalled more than eight million cars worldwide over concerns about accelerator pedals.

Now the company is considering recalling nearly 300,000 of its Prius cars - this time over concerns about their brakes.

Alastair Leithead reports from the home of the car maker - Toyota city.

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