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19 June 2017

The IATF 16949 Transition Strategy has been updated. See changes in red on page 6.

08 June 2017

IATF Oversight Offices have released the document below to help certified clients understand which requirements in Rules 5th Edition impact them directly.

25 January 2017

The IATF Rules 5th subgroup corrected several errors in the Annex 2 Audit Day Calculation Examples 2, 5, 6, 7 and 9. The Errata sheet below replaces these examples.

15 December 2016

General Motors is now requiring certification bodies to enter the manufacturing DUNS number (i.e. supplier code) into the IATF Database for any supplier shipping directly to GM Components Holding (GM CH).   GM CH is a subsidiary of General Motors.  This change will help the GM GQTS system recognize the supplier as having a valid certificate to ISO/TS 16949 (or the new IATF 16949).  GM has updated their Quick Reference Guide for this change – see below

01 November 2016

The updated Rules for achieving and maintaining IATF recognition, 5th Edition, dated 1st November 2016, is available for purchase from the IATF National Associations. Rules 5th edition is effective 1st January 2017. Rules 5th is to be used 1st January 2017 regardless of whether a client/supplier is certified to ISO/TS 16949:2009 or the new IATF 16949:2016 automotive quality management system standard.