The automotive industry is currently undergoing a change towards a further increase in digitalisation of its products and services. This change affects not only the nature of the products, but also the way in which they are developed and maintained. Whereas phase-oriented product development processes have dominated in the automotive industry until now, agile approaches such as those successfully used in software industry for years are becoming increasingly important.
The introduction of agile development methods in the automotive industry also poses challenges for quality management. The AQI has described these and used them to derive recommendations for action.