35 - Percentage of U.S. consumers in a national study who said they used the Internet for their most-recent vehicle purchase.
28,239 - Number of anonymous online inquiries sent to 5,818 U.S. dealerships by New York research company Metricals, which measured dealership responsiveness to e-mail inquiries about vehicles for possible purchase.
9,500 - Approximate number of North American car dealerships that have Reynolds and Reynolds DMS systems.
$3.05 - Price for one Batman/OnStar 20 oz. water bottle, available from OnStar's Web store (onstar.com/visitors/html/ws_webstore.htm). Shipping and handling is another $6.50.
2 - Percentage of respondents to an Autobytel poll on cell phone safety who say they have caused an accident while using a cell phone.
11 - Number of languages MSN Carpoint Web sites, which serve 19 foreign and domestic markets, offer.
$120 million - Amount simulation software maker MSC. Software Corp. will pay to acquire Mechanical Dynamics Inc., which supplies virtual prototyping software to the auto industry.
40 - Number of countries where GM BuyPower is available.
23 - Percentage of all U.S. auto Web site visitors who buy a car within three months of first getting online to research a vehicle.
$8,000 - Average monthly costs that U.S. Ford dealers have to pay for computer hardware, software and usage fees.
7 - Average number of bidders for each vehicle listed on eBay Motors.
2,657 - Number of U.S. consumers questioned in a national survey about whether they used the Internet to determine the value of a trade-in. Fifty-two percent said they did.
14 - Percentage of U.S. consumers willing to spend more than five minutes searching for price-related information on a dealers' Web site.
60 - Annual growth rate percentage of European subscribers to telematics services.
500 billion - Number of calculations an IBM supercomputer at Opel's International Technical Development Center in Europe can make per second. Opel had six of the supercomputers installed last fall.
0 - Percentage of U.S. dealers who rated the quality of their Internet leads in 2001 as excellent.
500,000 - Estimated number of used vehicles in StoneAge.com's database.
$24 billion - Amount of telematics-generated revenues forecast worldwide by 2010.
70,000 - Average number of monthly leads generated by GM Buy Power
13 - Number of vehicle lines worldwide using Windows CE software.
48 - Average number of Ford vehicles sold on eBay each day.
Sources: , Autobytel Inc., Dohring Co., eBay Motors, EDS Automotive Retail Group, Ford Motor Co., Forrester Research, Friedman-Swift Associates, General Motors, Metricals, Microsoft, OnStar, Reuters, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, StoneAge.com