Updated version of the VDA 6.3 (2016) FAQs for the new regulations from 2020 was published by VDA QMC in the beginning of the March.
The training and professional development of the VDA QMC has carried out a worldwide market study of the automotive industry within the framework of these considerations in order to receive direct feedback from the industry about the competence of the process auditors VDA 6.3 in the field. One conclusion of this study is that the automotive core tools, that means the automotive quality methods and tools are used inadequately. For this reason and parallel to the expiry of the first certificates VDA 6.3 (2016), the requirements for both maintenance and initial qualification (examination) of process auditors VDA 6.3 (2016) were adjusted and the subject of automotive core tools was included.
You can find the document via the link.