The Latest Automotive Supplier Updates From IATF, AIAG and OEMs
This summer IATF, AIAG and OEMs have been busy updating and releasing requirements, audit reporting, Sanctioned Interpretations and more. Below is a summary of the highlights that will impact automotive suppliers.
Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Updates:
CQI 9 Heat Treat Assessment 4th Edition and CQI-12 Special Process: Coating System Assessment 3rd Edition were rolled out this summer by AIAG.
Ford, FCA, GM and BMW released new OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) requirements:
- BMW Group Customer Specific Requirements for IATF 16949:2016 – August 2020
- Ford OEM Quick Reference Guide – August 2020
- Ford Scorecard Screen Images – August 2020
- FCA US LLC Customer Specific Requirements for IATF 16949:2016 – 5 August 2020
- GM OEM Quick Reference Guide – August 2020
- GM OEM Scorecard Screen Images – August 2020
International Automotive Task Force (IATF) Updates:
There are new Sanctioned Interpretations for:
By January 2021 Certification Bodies must utilize a new IATF approved reporting called CARA (Common Audit Report Application). CARA is a reporting tool that serves to manage the report content, standardizing audit report format across CBs. These SIs address the release of CARA.
The new SI #19 for IATF 16949 pertains to section 126.96.36.199 Supplier Monitoring and is effective October 2020
The 4th revision of the IATF Measures Coronavirus Pandemic COVID-19 was released on July 17th. This revision incorporates several updates, including clarification on when onsite audits must be conducted and clarified criteria for the 100% resolved status of nonconformities. Download the document for all revisions and updates which are highlighted in red.
It’s a good idea to get on the mailing list for all IATF updates at www.iatfglobaloversight.org.
One last reminder – if you haven’t already scheduled your internal audit for this year due to COVID concerns or limited resources, consider outsourcing it to simpleQuE. Our audits can keep you (and even your suppliers) on track.
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