As an AI language model, I don’t have real-time data access. However, I can provide some information about significant automotive recalls in recent years. These may not be the top 10 recalls specifically for this year, but they are some of the largest recalls in the automotive industry:
1. Takata Airbag Recall (2008-2018): Japanese airbag supplier Takata faced a massive recall affecting more than 41.6 million vehicles worldwide due to faulty airbags, resulting in several deaths and injuries.
2. Toyota Floor Mat and Accelerator Pedal Recall (2009-2011): Toyota recalled approximately 9 million vehicles globally to address issues related to unintended acceleration caused by floor mats and sticky gas pedals.
3. General Motors Ignition Switch Recall (2014): GM recalled around 2.6 million vehicles due to faulty ignition switches that could unintentionally turn off the engine and disable airbags.
4. Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Scandal (2015): The “Dieselgate” scandal led to a recall of approximately 11 million Volkswagen Group vehicles worldwide. The recall followed revelations that the company had installed illegal software to circumvent emissions standards during testing.
5. Ford PowerShift Transmission Recall (2014-2019): Ford recalled over 2 million vehicles equipped with its PowerShift dual-clutch transmission, addressing issues related to rough shifting, loss of power, and other performance problems.
6. Takata Airbag Expansion Recall (2015-present): In addition to the 2008-2018 recall, Takata faced additional recalls due to expanded defects in its airbags, affecting millions more vehicles from various manufacturers.
7. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Recalls (2014-present): FCA has faced several major recalls, including recalls for vehicles due to unintended rollaways, transmission issues, and other safety concerns affecting millions of cars.
8. Honda Airbag Recall (2018-present): Honda has recalled millions of vehicles due to faulty Takata airbags, affecting various models ranging from 2001 to 2016.
9. Hyundai-Kia Engine Fire Recall (2015-present): Hyundai and Kia have initiated recalls over engine fire risks, impacting nearly 4.7 million vehicles due to defects that could cause fires in the engine compartment.
10. Tesla Model S Charging Cable Recall (2015): Tesla recalled approximately 29,000 charging adapters for the Model S due to a potential fire risk caused by overheating.
Please note that this information may not cover the most recent events in the automotive industry, so it’s always recommended to refer to reliable sources or news outlets for up-to-date information on recalls.