What is automotive product development?

Product development is more often done wrong than right. Seeing it being done the wrong way is frustrating to say the least. Business dictionary describes product development as ‘The creation of products with new or different characteristics that offer new or additional benefits to the customer. Product development may involve modification of an existing product

What is SPPC? What to do with SPPCs?

If you are working in an OEM dealing with vendors or are working with a vendor, you probably have heard of a term called SPPC. What is SPPC? SPPC is the abbreviation of Special Product and Process Characteristics. Sometimes, they are also called Key Product/Process/Control Characteristics. They are the most critical characteristics of a part.