Toyota recalls 340,000 Prius hybrid cars for faulty brakes
Cable can disengage unexpectedly, involves 94,000 in North America.
Toyota uses hybrid tech for new gasoline engines
The 1.0 and 1.3-litre versions will deliver 10% better fuel efficiency.
Americans buying more hybrid and electric cars
Americans are buying record numbers of hybrid and electric cars as gas prices climb, giving the vehicles their greatest share yet of the US auto market.