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Hiring - Building a Better Employee
Build a better employee. Sounds easy right? But it is far from easy; it is a very long process and it starts long before you have hired that perfect new team member. It... More »

Certification, Revisited - You Need to Know What You’re Doing
Since I began contributing to the trade publications of the professional automotive detailing industry back in 1998, I have held as a personal and professional mission to... More »

2016 Executive Forecast
Auto Laundry News invited the chief executive officers of three multi-location car care companies with franchising exposure to share their views on what the following 12... More »

Manufacturers' Showcase

Cleaning You Softly - The Gentle Side of Automated Car Washes
The Holy Grail of the car wash industry has long been to deliver the cleanest possible vehicles to demanding customers in the gentlest, fastest, most profitable way.... More »

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Passing on the Green
Despite its reputation as a water and energy plunderer the car wash industry has reinvented itself over the past few decades into an environmentally cognizant and responsible... More »

Detailed Training
To enjoy a fruitful detailing career an operator needs to possess more than a collection of car cleaning skills. Successful detailers need to know how to produce a perfect... More »

No Expense Spared
When it comes to making a wash profitable you can pinch every penny and look to cut costs, or you can invest in equipment and materials to ensure customers drive off the lot... More »

Vendor News

Executive Forecast
Executives of four car wash equipment manufacturing companies agreed to participate in this year’s look ahead to what the following 12 months might hold for the industry. The... More »

Get Washed, a new mobile app, allows local car washes to expand their customer base and encourage customer loyalty by offering deals directly to users’ smartphones for a... More »