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Virus Reduction - Protocols for Minimizing Transmission
In this month’s column, I would like to start with clarification of terms that are used to describe the current virus and the illness it causes. I would also like to address... More »

Stay Profitable - Three Tips to Get You Through the Downturn
During the current economic slowdown, struggling car wash owners need all the help they can get to boost income while cutting costs to stay profitable.

Digital Technology - Enable Innovation and Creativity
Digital transformation is the process of using digital technology to solve traditional problems. Digital solutions enable inherently new types of innovation and creativity... 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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Adjusting on the Fly
As the nation begins to slowly emerge from its COVID induced slumber, car washers are hard at work adjusting their operational models to ensure they are ready and able to... More »

Texas Transformation
The needs of the motoring public are constantly evolving. To keep pace car washers need to stay nimble and be willing to course correct when necessary.

Building a Network
Today’s ultracompetitive marketplace is overflowing with high-tech, next-gen detailers poised to pounce on unprepared competitors.

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 »


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