TITLE

Texas officials face off with Ford over used-car Web site

AUTHOR(S)
Freedman, Eric
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;5/22/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5875, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Ford Motor Co.'s dispute with Texas regulators over its efforts to re-open its used-car Web site. Legal issues raised by Ford's use of the Internet to directly sell to consumers; Texas law allegedly violated by Ford's Internet program.
ACCESSION #
3169375

 

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