Product Development

Evaluation parameter Comments 
- product development process and project supportEvaluation concerning the structure of product development including resources for research, product engineering, verification (testing) and validation. The resources for project organisation incl. availability.
- engineering experienceThe supplier´s documented experience within the branch, in the automotive industry, towards various customers etc.
- product engineering technologyThe application of modern technology, computer support and developed communication lines.
- prototypesThe ability to furnish with prototypes according to desired time schedule and with trustworthy relation to mass production standard.
- research & developmentEvaluation of the resources for R & D in relation to total turnover
- design changesThe application of controlled procedures including all necessary activities connected to design changes.