Will produce the Toyota Corolla compact car for North America and a new small SUV from Mazda.
Automaker is moving the operation’s lucrative Corolla production to Mexico.
A variety of problems cited, nearly 30 models involved including RAV4, Corolla and Matrix.
Toyota contends Ford’s figures don’t include all the different nameplates for its car.
Global sales at 4.91 million vehicles, outpaces GM.
International cartel involves wheel hub unit bearings supplied to Toyota.
Potential problems with airbags and wipers in 2006 to 2012 models cited.
Recalls affects cars produced from 2005 through 2010, including 240,000 in Canada.