Ford Motor Co. and General Motors have announced plans to buy parts over the Internet. The initiatives will link the automakers to their suppliers in a vast cyberspace network.
Their new, 'just do it' attitude suggests that the Internet's sense of urgency is taking root. No one knows how this will all play out. But GM and Ford are showing they know they must be in the Internet game - quickly and without fear of mistakes. After all, with the Internet, missteps can be corrected in a hurry.