Toyota is recalling 625,000 Prius hybrid vehicles worldwide because they can stall without warning.
In the U.S., the recall affects 109,000 Prius V wagons from the 2012 to 2014 model years. The Prius V is known as the Prius Plus and Prius Alpha in other markets.
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Toyota says the software settings in the hybrid and motor control units could cause them to overheat. If they are damaged, the vehicles will go into a "safe" mode and shut down.
Toyota recalled the Prius sedan last year for the same issue.
Vehicle owners will be notified. Toyota dealers will update the software for free.