UQM Gets Auto Standards Certification

Longmont, Colorado-based UQM Technologies, the developer of electric motors and power electronics for the automotive, hybrid electric, and plug-in hybrid market, said it has been certified for a major automotive standard. According to UQM it has received the ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Standard registration, which it says is required by automakers around the world. The standard covers quality standards for design, engineering, and manufacturing. UQM said the certification is the highest one recognized by automotive manufacturers.