Ford Motor Co. is enlisting consumers to fight a state's challenge of its online used-car lot.
The Texas Department of Transportation's Motor Vehicle Division has filed a complaint against Ford's online lot. Although the company temporarily shut down its Houston program, it is not taking the challenge lying down.
Ford issued an online appeal to consumers to complain to the state.
Web shoppers who enter the Fordpreowned.com site and enter a Houston ZIP code to browse Ford's inventory of off-lease vehicles are met with a boldface