Additional IATF 16949:2016 Resources

AIAG and the IATF have published the below documents, presentations, and press releases to update members on the Task Force's progress while creating the new standard and to help members understand what to expect and how to transition to the new standard. Click on the links below for more information.

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IAOB and SMMT co-branded YouTube ChannelThe IAOB and SMMT YouTube Channel teaches and refreshes 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Party auditors on important topics within the IATF 16949 Standard and Rules. Every week a new video will be posted demonstrating a real-life auditing situation. Each video will be between 3-5 minutes and include some best practices and some things to avoid while auditing

IATF Global Waivers and Measures in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19): The impact on the global economy and, in particular, on the automotive industry is unprecedented. Each day brings new developments and we want to assure you that the IATF leadership continues to both monitor and address all the emerging situations regionally and globally as they occur. For more information, click here. (10/2020)

IATF 16949:2016 – Sanctioned Interpretations: The following Sanctioned Interpretations were determined and approved by the IATF. Unless otherwise indicated, Sanctioned Interpretations are applicable upon publication. A Sanctioned Interpretation changes the interpretation of a rule or a requirement which itself then becomes the basis for a nonconformity. For more information, click here.

IATF 16949 Frequently Asked Questions: In response to questions from the IATF recognized certification bodies and stakeholders, the following questions and answers were reviewed by the IATF. Unless otherwise indicated, Frequently Asked Questions are applicable upon publication. An FAQ is an explanation of an existing requirement within IATF 16949:2016. For more information, click here.

Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements for Sub-Tier Suppliers (PDF): IATF 16949 identifies compliance to Minimum Automotive Quality Management System Requirements for Sub-Tier Suppliers (MAQMSR) as a possible intermediate step in supplier quality management system development (IATF 16949, section 8.4.2.3.c).  Attached below is the MAQMSR document.  The use of MAQMSR document is currently specified by FCA USA, FCA Italy, and Ford Motor Company. For more information, click here.

IATF 16949 Gap Analysis Tool: Use this free tool to perform an organizational gap analysis against IATF 16949 to identify differences that need to be addressed to ensure your organization's QMS meets all the new requirements. For more information, click here.

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