Register Now: Finished Vehicle Logistics Conference

Aug 03, 2016

Plan to attend AIAG’s first Finished Vehicle Logistics Conference to learn more about the forecast for vehicle production in Mexico and how industry leaders are planning to address the impending shortfall of capacity to handle that production.

Read More

AIAG Names Ryder’s Courtney Harvath and Federal-Mogul’s Jeffrey Wagner to Its Board of Directors

Aug 03, 2016

AIAG has announced the appointment of Mr. Courtney W. Harvath, senior director, supply chain, Ryder System, Inc., and Mr. Jeffrey S. Wagner, corporate quality director, powertrain, and global quality director, Sealing & Gaskets Business Unit, Federal-Mogul Corporation, to its board of directors. More than 20 executives from the automotive and transportation OEM and supplier community currently serve on the AIAG board, representing a cross-section of its member companies.

Read More

Last Chance! Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing V

Jul 28, 2016

At this fifth annual briefing, you will gain insights from thought leaders, OEMs, and suppliers that will affect your company in the year ahead. This three-hour event — repeated in a morning and an afternoon session — will provide you an update on industry strategies and best practices, IPSA audits, and smelter engagement activities.

Read More

Supply Chain Sustainability eLearning and Knowledge Assessment Tools Now Available in Japanese

Jul 28, 2016

Over the course of 2015, AIAG expanded its efforts to improve the social and environmental performance of the supply chain by making its comprehensive collection of tools and training available in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Turkish, Italian, and German. Now, the knowledge assessment and e-learning are also available in Japanese — a total of eight languages.

Read More

Action through Intelligence: A New Model for Managing Third-Party Risks in the Automotive Industry: Part I

Jul 28, 2016

The current auto production landscape is marked by high levels of production, rapid product evolution, and a record number of new launches — according to LMC automotive data, 170 new launches will occur between 2015 and 2017. However, after shedding personnel and capital during the downturn, automakers and suppliers are reluctant to revert to pre-downturn levels and LMC reports suppliers are operating at alarmingly high utilization rates of 80 percent capacity, which is 8.2 percent higher than 2007 rates. With more vehicles being produced and launched, the industry is putting severe stress on its suppliers. As a result, OEMs face high risk of supplier disruptions at a time when suppliers can least afford them (while still recovering from launch and start-up costs).

Read More

Why We Do What We Do

Jul 28, 2016

Volunteering on an AIAG committee or work group gives your company a seat at the table and an influential voice in the discussion. The support of thousands of members and industry volunteers working together in a cooperative environment makes it possible for AIAG to create the guidelines and tools that result in streamlined processes and solutions to our industry’s pain points and challenges. But finding time is harder than ever. So why do people make the extra effort required to do it?

Read More

The Future of Reporting Standards: A Conversation with SASB

Jul 28, 2016

Reporting standards are changing, and they will continue to evolve over the next 18 months. To help companies interpret the need for their reporting strategies, BSR has conducted interviews with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC).

Read More

Unilever: A Successful Business Case for Sustainability

Jul 28, 2016

Moving the needle from theory to practice was at the heart of AIAG’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Summit, held April 27-28, 2016, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. Speakers addressed a variety of CR topics, providing the latest information to help participants build a business case for sustainability.

Read More

The Next Step in Automotive Warranty Management — Free Self-Assessment to Determine Needed Training

Jul 20, 2016

CQI-14 Automotive Warranty Management Assessment is a FCA ISO/TS 16949 Customer Specific Requirement. AIAG has a pre-assessment tool and related training to help members and the industry determine your company’s readiness.

Read More

Cyber Threat Risk Assessment for Products and Consumers: Do You Understand Your Role and Responsibility?

Jul 20, 2016

In almost everything in quality there are multiple facets of responsibility. The same applies when we talk about cyber security and threat assessment. So how do we protect those who depend on the products and services we provide?

Read More