ISO/TS 16949:2002 is a common automotive quality system requirements catalog based on the ISO 9001:2008, AVSQ (Italian), EAQF (French), QS-9000 (American), and VDA 6.1 (German) standards. The aim of ISO/TS16949 is the development of a quality Managements system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. TS16949 applies to the design/development, production and, when relevant, installation and servicing of automotive-related products. It is based on ISO9000. ISO/TS 16949:2002 was prepared by International Automotive Task Force (IATF) and Japan Automobile Manufacturers Assosiation Inc (JAMA),with support from ISO/TC 176, Quality Management and Quality Assurance. ISO/TS16949 = ISO 9001:2008 requirement + Automotive Requirement + Customer Specific Requirement The Organization that already implemented ISO9001:2008 can upgrade to ISO/TS16949:2002