TITLE

Ford to dispute $1.7 million fine in Internet used-car sales case

AUTHOR(S)
Sawyers, Arlena
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;12/11/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5907, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Ford Motor Co.'s filing of an objection to a recommendation by Texas administrative law judges that the company be fined for selling used vehicles on the Internet. Judge Kathryn Scales' contention that Ford violated Texas law in the transaction; Ford's argument that the company engaged in interstate commerce.
ACCESSION #
3948703

 

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