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09 July 2019

The IATF has approved an IATF 16949:2016 Stakeholder Survey, using Survey Monkey, regarding feedback opportunities for the Automotive Quality Management System Standard IATF 16949:2016.  If you wish to participate in this anonymous survey, please use the links provided in CB Communique 2019-006 by 5th August 2019.

These surveys will be used to compile data on any sections needing further clarity for Sanctioned Interpretations (SIs) or Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) as well as consideration of future revisions to the Automotive Quality Management System Standard IATF 16949. 

08 July 2019

Groupe Renault has revised their OEM Quick Reference Guide.  Please find below the link to their file.

FCA US LLC has updated their Customer-Specific Requirements for IATF 16949:2016.  Please find below the link to their file.

22 May 2019

The GM Customer Specific Requirements have been updated since the last post on May 1, 2019.  Please replace that file with the file below.

17 May 2019

The IATF New Auditor Training and Evaluation Process (Phase 2) will be launched globally in September 2019.  Please see CB Communique below for more details.

03 May 2019

Volkswagen AG has issued their IATF Guidance on the application of Customer Specific Requirements (CSR) and Supplier Codes.  The file can be found below.

01 May 2019

GM has updated their Customer Specific Requirements for IATF 16949:2016.  Below is their revised document

  • General Motors Customer Specific Requirements for IATF 16949:2016 – Effective June 1, 2019 – document revised, see above post on May 21st

The Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements for Sub-Tier Suppliers for IATF 1694 (MAQMSR) is now applicable to GM and is included in their customer specifics.

The link name for the MAQMSR has been changed to Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements for Sub-Tier Suppliers for IATF 16949 – September 2017, eliminating OEM references in the link name, but the MAQMSR document contents and web link have not changed with the addition of GM to its applicability.

 

01 April 2019

The FCA US LLC OEM Scorecard Training and Quiz Modules on the IATF ADP have been updated.  Please see below CB Communique 2019-003 for more details

FCA Italy SpA has updated their Customer Specific Requirements for IATF 16949:2016.  Below is their revised document.

17 December 2018

IATF Transfer Requirements for clients certified to IATF 16949 by SABS

The contract between the former IATF-recognized certification body SABS (South African Bureau of Standards) and the IATF (International Automotive Task Force) was terminated effective 13th December 2018.

In the document below, clients will find a set of requirements and special waivers that were approved by the IATF to minimize the impact and assist clients that intend to maintain an IATF-recognized IATF 16949 certification by an IATF-recognized certification body.

22 May 2018

IATF Transfer Requirements for clients certified to ISO/TS 16949 or IATF 16949 by Vinçotte NV

The contract between the former IATF-recognized certification body Vinçotte NV and the IATF (International Automotive Task Force) was terminated effective 1 May 2018.

In the document below, clients will find a set of requirements and special waivers that were approved by the IATF to minimize the impact and assist clients that intend to maintain an IATF-recognized IATF 16949 certification by an IATF-recognized certification body.