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Worldwide recall of Toyota Prius after brake problems

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Toyota has announced the recall of about 436,000 hybrid vehicles worldwide, including its latest Prius model, to fix brake problems.

The globe's biggest automaker has already recalled eight million vehicles because of accelerator and floor mat problems.

It's pledging that it will redouble its efforts to regain customer confidence.

Roland Buerk reports from Tokyo.

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