From translated Korean article. If this is true, Toyota still doesn't know the reason why the bolts failed and are still investigating (into August it seems). Would have been quicker to revert to hub/studs/lug nuts lol.
【도쿄=조은효 특파원】 글로벌 자동차 기업 1위인 도요타가 계속되는 반도체 등 부품난에 코로나19 확산으로 인한 인력 운용의 어려움 등으로 8월 신차 생산대수를 당초 목표대비 20%줄인 70만대로 하향조정했다고 20일 밝혔다. 지난 5월부터 다음달까지 4개월 연속 감산이다. 8월 생산분 총 70만대 가운데 20만대는 ..
Meanwhile, Toyota's first electric vehicle (EV), the 'bZ4X', which entered a recall (recovery and free repair) two months after its release due to possible vehicle defects, also stopped production in August. It is understood that there is a high possibility of a collision accident due to a wheel bolt problem.
Toyota has decided to suspend operation until next month as the investigation into the cause is not expected to be completed by the end of this month. As a result, the production and release of the bZ4X was delayed