Automotive SPICE is process model developed by Auto SIG (Automotive Special Interest Group) formed with the help of European automotive manufactures. Automotive SPICE has been developed based on ISO/IEC 15504 selecting required processes, and modified to meet the specific requirement of automotive manufactures. OEM uses Automotive SPICE model to evaluate their supplier & grade them accordingly.
Automotive SPICE is two dimensional model, which has total 31 processes grouped in to 7 process category as shown on process dimension, and 6 (practically 5) capability levels as shown on Capability Dimension.
Automotive SPICE is developed with the concept of Process Reference Model (PRM), covering high level requirement related to processes and Process Assessment Model (PAM), detailing out process requirements & incorporating the requirement for Capability Levels.
The PRM & PAM can be downloaded from www.automotivespice.com or www.vda-qmc.de.