Is Ford’s Development System set up for the Future

GPDS (Global Product Development System) was developed from 2 AIAG standards, namely PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) and APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning). The resulting GPDS includes 31 elements, covering everything from quality processes, change management processes and revision control. The main purpose of GPDS is to improve competitiveness of Ford Motor Company products, while maximizing commonalities and resources and [...]