Abstract: The invention relates to a method and system for facilitating a transaction between a customer and an automobile dealership. The system includes a kiosk including an input/display terminal and a terminal processor for formulating a multilevel customer query of automobile inventory. The query searches a storage device containing automobile data and images to return a selected inventory to the input/display device. The practice of the invention includes storing customer data, selected inventory information for later access by a marketing follow-up application and a financing and insurance application.
December 12, 1996
Date of Patent:
March 21, 2000
Green Ford, Inc.
H. Dean Green, George J. Salquero, Lowell Lang, deceased