Toyota Motor Corp (T:7203) stated on Wednesday it had been recalling around 340,000 of their latest Prius gasoline hybrid model in Japan and overseas to repair a parking brake issue.

The recall covers models created between August 2015 and October 2016, and affects around 210,000 vehicles in Japan and 94,000 in The United States, Toyota stated, adding the balance could be remembered in Europe, Australia along with other regions.

No accidents happen to be reported in Japan regarding the the problem, a Toyota spokeswoman stated, while declining to discuss whether moving accidents had happened overseas.

(This form of the storyline corrects paragraph 2 to state 94,000 vehicles, not 92,000, is going to be remembered in The United States also corrects oncoming of production period to August 2015, from October 2015)