The recall, which includes Prius and Auris models, covers vehicles produced between October 2008 and November 2014.
Vehicles in Europe, China and other regions are also affected.
Satoru Takada, an analyst at Tokyo-based research and consulting firm TIW, said the impact of the recall couldn't be assessed immediately but it "at least raised concerns as Prius is Toyota's leading brand".
While these cars were created to enter this mode in response to certain hybrid system faults, this may not operate as intended.
"While power steering and braking would remain operational, a vehicle stall while driving at higher speeds could increase the risk of a crash".
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Versus a very unpredictable and protectionist US administration, I think Canada did as well as it could". Besides, the US President threatened to go ahead with a revamped NAFTA, with or without Canada .
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The lawsuit seeks more than $US200,000 ($281,548) in damages, naming Ronaldo and an unnamed team of fixers as defendants. There, she alleges, she was changing in a bathroom when Ronaldo entered and asked her to perform oral sex on him.
The problem identified arises when the cars fail to enter "failsafe driving mode as intended".
Toyota said it would update the software of the vehicles to remedy the problem for free. Three malfunctions related to the issue were reported in Japan, with no accidents caused.
Toyota says it will use a software update to fix an issue with some Prius models, saying certain conditions could result in them unexpectedly stalling.
Should this occur, the auto could lose power and stall, although functions such as the power steering, brakes and lights would still work.
Toyota did not say how many customers reported stalling incidents, whether there were accidents, or when customers could bring in their cars for fix.
Affected drivers will be sent a letter asking them to book in their vehicle for a software upgrade at their nearest Toyota retailer.
Musk derided the SEC as the " Shortseller Enrichment Commission " before snidely praising it for "doing incredible work". Musk, 47, has rarely seemed hesitant to make provocative statements to his more than 22 million followers on Twitter.
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Consistent dollar demand from importers, mainly oil refiners, following higher crude oil prices, kept the rupee under pressure. The Indian rupee is the worst performing Asian currency this year, having lost more than 13 per cent.
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Kavanaugh, who was not arrested, was attending Yale University. "I will say it again, we drank in college". "He drank heavily. The report said 21-year-old Dom Cozzolino told police that Mr Kavanaugh threw ice at him for "some unknown reason".
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Otamendi and Laporte have been strong in recent starts with Guardiola likely to continue the partnership in this must-win game. An electric start to the game saw Ishak Belfodil open the scoring after just 44 seconds with a fine finish under Ederson .
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National security adviser John Bolton made the same point at a White House press conference this afternoon. Iran's Foreign Ministry welcomed the ruling as a "clear sign" that "Iran is in the right".