Description of test track:
-Overall length of track is one-kilometer
-Off road section based on test required.
-Road surface varies with specific test.
-Crushed stone base on surface road.
-Asphalt as a primary surface on surface road.
-Width, approximately 5 meters.
-Each area to have desired speeds posted.
-One Lap of the track is the equivalent of about 100km of normal driving experience.
Value of the Road Test
- It is an effective tool for evaluating a vehicle.
-Two major items: BSR (Buzzy Squeaks and Rattles) and NVH (Noise Vibration and Harshness) which each driver is attempting to listen for or identify during the test run.
-3D LayOut CMM Coordinated Measuring Machine (X, Y&Z) for measuring the Body Control Points for Dimension’s Verification.
-LayOut Lab is under Lab Accreditation from EGAC (Egyptian Accreditation Council) according to International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
-Calibration Lab (Torque_tester,...etc)
-Snap-On Master Torque Calibration Equipment for Calibration of Torque Meters and Torque Wrenches.
-Torque Calibration Lab is under Lab Accreditation from EGAC (Egyptian Accreditation Council) according to International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
-Chemical Lab for testing
The Bulk Materials according to Daimler Chrysler Engineering
-ED Lab for Analysis the Pretreatment Materials and Electro Deposition Primer to determine the efficiency of the ED Tanks as well as the Deionized Water and Waste Treatment stations.
Supplier Quality Assurance
-SQA General Dept. is part of AAV Quality Sector for Building a Quality System that includes continuous quality improvement in our local content suppliers plants by implementing Best in Class quality processes to satisfy the Quality Assurance Requirements of producing local parts for Daimler Chrysler and others.
-By implementing this process, suppliers and we will strive for zero defects and to ensure process performance improvements in the Supply Base.
A- Local Content Suppliers:
1- Supplier Selection
2- Supplier Evaluation:
2.1. Pre – Evaluation
2.2. Source Evaluation – Supplier Candidate On-site Evaluation
3- Supplier Training: Training all the Local Suppliers on Daimler Chrysler Supplier Quality Assurance System by Daimler Chrysler SQA Expert;
3.1. Seminars and distribute the training Materials & Manuals.
3.2. On-Site Review.
4- Technical / Commercial Agreement between AAV Supplier & Mother Company Supplier.
5- Supplier Involvement
-Thesupplier must ensure that all product conforms to Mother Company Requirements
-The supplier is responsible for building a quality system based on prevention
-Implement Mother Company - Process Sign-Off (PSO)
-Attend APQP Meetings (Advanced Product Quality Plan) thru the Conference Call with Local Content Team (AAV + Mother Company + Mother Company Supplier)
6- Initial Sample Approval
-According toVTP-Sec. A (Verification Test Plan) including all the tests required per part print and Specifications of Daimler Chrysler Engineering Standards.
-All the Local content initial sample parts Shall be approved by AAV prior to Mother Company approval.
-Follow – up with AAV & Mother Company Teams thru the Bi weekly Local Content Meetings.
7- On Site visites to Suppliers.
8- Follow – up the Corrective Actions Plan (7 – steps)
During the delivery and after sales warranty period
B- Local Content Activities:
1.Supplier Study & Quote Request.
2.Supplier Quotation Approval.
3.Local Content Team / Agents beside the mother company engineers are to keep the standard process.
4.Preliminary commodity Local Content Plan.
5.Receiving the Pre- Source Package (PSP) for each commodity from mother company and after reviewing forwarded to the local supplier.
6.TimeLine Plan including all the required activities.
7.Following up through APQP & LCR meetings till approving of initial Sample.