IATF (International Automotive Task Force) is a specialized organization established in 1996 by the world's major automobile manufacturers and associations. On the basis of combining with the ISO9001:2000 version of the standard, the ISO/TS16949:2002 specification was developed under the accreditation of ISO/TC176. Updated in 2009 to: ISO/TS16949:2009. The latest standard implemented is: IATF16949:2016.
In order to coordinate the international automotive quality system specifications, a special organization was established in 1996 by the world's major automobile manufacturers and associations, called the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). IATF members include the International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee on Quality Management and Quality Assurance (ISO/TC176), the Italian Automobile Industry Association (ANFIA), the French Automobile Manufacturers Committee (CCFA) and the Automobile Equipment Industry Federation (FIEV), and the German Automobile Industry Association (VDA), car manufacturers such as BMW, Chrysler, Fiat, Ford, General Motors, Renault and Volkswagen.