Beat the clock
- Car collaborators. Koprowski, Gene // Software Magazine;Mid-Apr98, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p39
Assesses the possible effects of the year 2000 problem to the automobile industry in the United States (US). Plans developed by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG); Percentage of US companies that begun the conversion of their computers; AIAG's role in the problem. INSET: How the...
- Y2K glitches were few and minor, industry reports. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News;1/10/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5856, p6
Reports on the success of year 2000 (Y2K) preparation strategies employed by the United States automobile industry. Absence of major problems; Consortium that helped car manufacturers and suppliers prepare for potential Y2K problems; Minor problems that did not affect production or selling of...
- Big 3: Bring on the millennium. Connelly, Mary; Jackson, Kathy // Automotive News;3/23/1998, Vol. 71 Issue 5758, p42
Looks at what is being done to prevent the expected computer date problem for the year 2000. Explanation of why there is a problem with the date; The efforts of General Motors, Ford Motor Co., and Chrysler Corp. to avoid complications in the automobile industry.
- Some suppliers lag in automakers' Y2K deadline. McCracken, Jeffrey // Crain's Detroit Business;12/14/98, Vol. 14 Issue 50, p5
Focuses on the finding that some large automotive suppliers in Detroit, Michigan are behind the first-quarter 1999 deadline set by automakers to fix systems with the year-2000 or Y2K computer glitch. Automotive Industry Action Group's call for all suppliers to complete Y2k repairs and testing...
- Y2K glitches were few and minor, industry reports. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News Europe;01/17/2000, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p23
Reports that automobile makers and automotive suppliers in the United States have not encountered critical year 2000 computer problems. Problem heard by John Ahearne, a General Motors Corp. spokesman; Members of an industry consortium that helped companies prepare for January 1, 2000.
- Fed: Millennium bomb may be blockbuster. Stoffer, Harrry // Automotive News;5/11/1998, Vol. 71 Issue 5765, p6
Focuses on the Year 2000 computer conversion crisis in relation to the automobile industry in United States. Reference to the United States Federal Reserve Board; Comments made by Edward Kelley, the Federal Reserve Board governor; Impact of the crisis on the industry.
- Europeans will spend $1 million and a long night on Y2K bug. Morton, Ian // Automotive News;11/8/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5847, p26it
Focuses on the European automobile industry's Year 2000 computing crisis (Y2K) remediation efforts as of November 8, 1999. Car companies' Y2K expenditures.
- Carmakers prepare for year-2000 bug. Pryweller, Joseph // Plastics News;9/1/1997, Vol. 9 Issue 27, p5
States that in light of the predicted year 2000 computer glitch, Big Three automakers are engaging in efforts to have over 50,000 suppliers replace their companywide computer systems before the end of 1998. Cost of changing a company's computer systems; Estimations of cost made by Gartner Group...
- Y2K Puts Innovation On Hold. Sorge, Marjorie // Automotive Industries;Aug99, Vol. 179 Issue 8, p7
Focuses on the delay in fixing the year 2000 computer problem in the automotive industry. Reasons for the delay; How most companies view information technology (IT); Major IT functions.
- Avoid the millennium meltdown. Piszczalski, Martin // Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Nov97, Vol. 109 Issue 11, p26
Provides information on a computer software problem in year 2000 and its effects in car manufacturing industry. Source of the problem; Three areas wherein auto industry is vulnerable to year 2000 problems.