Getting started with ISO/TS 16949

Put quality first by introducing ISO/TS 16949 into your business. The international quality management standard for the automotive industry lets you trade across the globe – designing, developing, manufacturing and servicing quality automotive products. Get started today and find out how we can help you.


What is ISO/TS 16949?

ISO/TS 16949 was developed by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) to create common processes and procedures across the automotive industry. IATF members include some of the world’s largest car manufacturers, including BMW Group, Chrysler Group and General Motors. And ISO/TS 16949 is now a mandatory requirement for businesses across the industry.


What are the benefits of ISO/TS 16949?

  • Gain your licence to trade internationally and expand your business
  • Improve processes to reduce waste and prevent defects
  • Remove the need for multiples certificates for vehicle manufacturing
  • Integrate ISO/TS 16949 with other management systems
  • Demonstrate compliance to win new business and investment prospects.


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Why choose BSI?

We pioneered standards more than 100 years ago and today we’re the market leader. We help over 80,000 clients ranging from top global brands to small ambitious businesses in 182 countries worldwide to gain an edge over their competition. As one of the few organizations that understands standards from start to finish, we don’t only assess how well you’re meeting them, we create new standards from scratch and train teams globally to use them and perform better. Our knowledge can transform your organization.