’s total revenue grew 89% in the fourth quarter of 2001 compared with the year-earlier period, company officials say. It also saw its average monthly website hits jump 57% to 5.8 million in the period, a rise from 3.9 million in fourth-quarter 2000, breaking 6 million in August and October. Vehicle searches in that timeframe grew 69%, up 25 million per month from the prior year’s fourth quarter, the company says. AutoTrader officials attribute the website’s success to its ...

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