Delphi’s Jeffrey Richards Will Work on Developing Standards to Improve Supply Chain Processes

Dec 07, 2016

As one of AIAG’s recently appointed board members, Dr. Jeffrey Richards, global director production control, logistics, and supplier quality for Delphi, says he will work on developing standards to improve the quality and performance of supply chain processes.

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Be Prepared for the IATF 16949 Transition

Dec 07, 2016

You have a great management staff committed to the highest quality standards, but September 2018 isn’t that far away. Is everyone on your team ready for the IATF 16949 transition?

If not, we can help.

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AIAG Provides Free Tool for Suppliers Transitioning to IATF 16949

Nov 14, 2016

AIAG is offering a free tool to help suppliers transition to IATF 16949. The tool can be used to perform an organizational gap analysis against IATF 16949 to identify differences that need to be addressed to ensure the supplier’s quality management system meets all the new requirements.

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Registration Open for AIAG’s 2nd Annual Southern Automotive Quality Summit — March 9, 2017

Nov 14, 2016

Building on the success of last year’s event, AIAG and the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association are joining forces again for the second annual Southern Automotive Quality Summit on March 9, 2017, at Van Braun Center, North Hall, in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Join AIAG in Shanghai for the Official Roll-Out of IATF 16949:2016

Nov 14, 2016

AIAG encourages automotive executives in China to join representatives from AIAG, General Motors, and the International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB) to hear what changes in the new standard mean to suppliers and when certification needs to be completed. Register now to attend the official roll-out of IATF 16949:2016 on December 14, 2016, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Marriott Hongqiao Hotel in Shanghai.

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Data-Driven Alerts for Quality

Oct 28, 2016

Quality issues in the field need to be identified and resolved quickly, to contain costs and also to maintain end-consumer satisfaction. Data-driven techniques are the most effective and efficient means to identify such issues rapidly because they provide an inexpensive, centralized solution, without the need to ship physical parts or have analysts travel. Quality issues may be found and tracked semi-automatically by setting up and interpreting appropriate alerts. Early notifications involve inherently complex methods to avoid false alarms while not missing important real issues. With experience and experimentation, combined with the means to set alerts on diverse data sources, useful early quality alerts are feasible.

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AIAG Offers New Warranty Training Classes

Oct 28, 2016

Introduction to Automotive Warranty Training
This is an introductory course designed to give the attendee a basic understanding of warranty, warranty-related terminology, and how warranty applies to the automotive industry and the supply chain.

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AIAG Auto Parts Purchasing Leadership and Suppliers Summit

Oct 19, 2016

AIAG Auto Parts Purchasing Leadership and Suppliers Summit will be held on November 30, 2016 in Shanghai, China, concurrent with 2016 Automechanika, the world’s second largest Automechanika trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment, and services. The theme of this year’s Forum is “Surviving and Thriving through Industry Transformation.”

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Ethics Requirements Included in Global Automotive Quality Standard for the First Time

Sep 21, 2016

October’s upcoming release of revisions to the automotive industry’s most widely used international standard for quality management will include language on corporate ethics for the first time in its history. The standard — previously named ISO/TS 16949 — is replaced by IATF 16949 and has been revised by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) with an unprecedented level of industry feedback and engagement.

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AIAG’s 2016 Quality Summit Focuses on the New IATF 16949, the 3D Model-Based Enterprise, and Features Keynote from Ford Quality Director

Sep 15, 2016

The 2016 Quality Summit, "Surviving and Thriving Through Industry Transformation,” scheduled for September 29-30, 2016, will help global OEMs, all tier suppliers, and service providers adapt their systems and prepare their personnel to not only survive but also thrive and excel during the transformation of the automotive industry.

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