Similarly to the regulations that came into being in the USA and Germany, two more standards also sprang up: the Evaluation Aptitude Quality Supplier (FLAA) in France (1994), quality system standards for Citroen, Peugeot and Renault, with regard to their suppliers and the Association of Quality System Evaluators (AVSQ
) (1995) in Italy.
[Note: ISO/TS 16949 is a new standard for automotive manufacturers in North America and Europe based on ISO 9001: 1994, AVSQ
(Italy), EAQF (France), QS 9000 (U.S.), and VDA 6.1 (Germany).]
The ISO/TS 16949 common automotive quality system requirement is based on ISO 9001: 1994, AVSQ
(Italy), EAQF (France), QS-9000 (U.S.) and VDA 6.1 (Germany).