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IBA - Enhancing Profitability
The majority of car washes operating in North America today use in-bay automatics (IBA) as their main source for generating revenue. The investment required to install an IBA... More »

Strategy - Prepare for Self-Cleaning Cars
It’s taken roughly 10 years for Lotus-Effect paint to go from laboratory scale and proof-of-concept to future commercialization with Nissan introducing its prototype “Leaf”... 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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Automated Future
Southern California is no longer synonymous with hand washing. With the price of labor steadily on the rise investors are increasingly turning toward automation in the Golden... 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 »