An executive's microphone goes awry just as General Motors Corp. begins a press briefing outlining its $600 million expenditure on worldwide Y2K readiness. “Technical difficulties,” mutters Don Costantino, GM Y2K program director. While the moment of irony was not expected, neither are major disruptions involving the world's largest company from Dec. 31-Jan. 1, a period known as “the transition” within the computer industry. GM's Year 2000 begins earlier than most U.S.-based companies. ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!


For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: amclincha@wardsauto.com or phone: (248) 799-2622
 

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.