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Los Angeles Auto Show 2012 highlights

Jaguar, Land Rover, Porsche and Mercedes, Hyundai and Toyota were among the firms unveiling new models at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Toyota faced another embarrassing blow to its reputation yesterday, when the Japanese car maker recalled 2.8 million vehicles to fix faulty steering problems – meaning owners have had to return more than 18 million motors to forecourts in just three years.

The recall, announced today, affects more than a dozen models produced from 2005 through 2010

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Toyota was fighting to save its reputation yesterday, when, for the second time in three years it announced a recall of more than seven million cars because of a risk window switches could catch fire.

Yet another car recall is a fresh blow to Toyota's reputation

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