ISO/TS 16949, the globally recognized quality management standard for the automotive sector, was developed by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). The IATF have introduced a new version of the Rules, 4th edition. The implementation period allowed for implementation ends on 1 April 2014.
In short it appears the changes to the Rules align with the IATF strategy of ‘raising the bar’. More emphasis has now been placed on coverage and detail of audits, resulting in an increase in the requirement perspective and the consequences for not performing to expectation, now more severe.
To learn more about the new version download the PDF to get a full overview of the 4th edition.
BSI are here to make sure that as an existing ISO/TS 16949 certification customer you have all the information and tools that you need to understand the changes to this new version. We will work with you to comply to the new Rules.
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