Toyota’s recall includes 2,200 vehicles that were earmarked for Europe, 260 for the U.S., 20 for Canada and 110 for Japan, the automaker said.
Toyota said it will work with minivehicle specialists Daihatsu and Suzuki to develop small electric commercial vans.
A Japanese battery start-up is launching a commercial fleet service using Geely EVs.
Toyota's new EV will be slightly bigger than its compact Corolla, the world's best-selling car of all time. One source told Reuters that the vehicle is like a "Corolla with bigger back-seat section."