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System for Customized Vehicle Manufacture

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019210D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Sep-04
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Sep-04

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The manufacture of an automobile or other vehicle for sales to consumers involves the selection of many optional choices. We disclose a system that makes it possible for a customer to use an automated system to select a set of options and to obtain a cost for the desired option set as a function of time of delivery.