Toyota recalls electric vehicles due to a potentially detachable wheel.

Toyota is recalling 2,700 bZ4X crossover vehicles around the world for wheel bolts that could loosen . The entire steering wheel could fall off, causing a collision .

TOKYO (Tokyo) : Toyota is recalling 2,700 bZ4X crossover vehicles around the world for wheel bolts that could loosen, a significant moment for the Japanese automakers' plans to introduce electric cars.Toyota Motor Corp. announced on Friday that the exact cause of the accident is still under scrutiny, but that the entire steering wheel could fall off, causing a collision.In a release, the company said that until the remedy is available, no one should drive these cars.According to Toyota, about 2,200 of the vehicles affected by the new recall were destined for Europe, 270 for North America, 112 for Japan, and 60 for the rest of Asia.

Toyota's plans to extend its electric lineup include the bZ4X, which went on sale about two months back.Toyota is hoping to have 30 EV models by 2030, selling 3.5 million electric vehicles worldwide that year.To achieve these goals, Toyota is also investing 2 trillion yen ($17.6 billion) in battery research and development.According to Toyota, the bz in the recalled models name, as well as others in the works, stands for a beyond zero series that includes sport-utility vehicles of all sizes, pickup trucks, and sportscars.

Electric car sales are expected to grow faster than gasoline prices, which have soared recently, in the face of inflation and the conflict in Ukraine, and people around the world are becoming more aware of climate change and the environment.