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Autonomous Cars - Safe from Tunnel Entrance to Exit?
An autonomous car is a vehicle that is capable of sensing its environment and navigating without human input.

Wages – The Impact of $15 an Hour
This past April a friend sent me an e-mail news alert written by Steve Rotlevi, president of the Association of Carwash Owners Inc. in New York.

Executive Forecast
The panel for this year’s look ahead at the following 12 months is composed of two executives with extensive involvement in the areas of operations, associations, equipment,... 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 »

  Profile in Success

Zippy Growth
Thirty-one is a massive number when you are talking car wash locations. The sheer financial and logistical prowess required to own and operate a chain of that size is beyond... More »

All Under One Roof
A state-of-the-art express exterior facility with three pay lanes and a central vacuuming system is certainly noteworthy, but it hardly qualifies for “unique” status. But... More »

Just a Swipe Away
Everyone enjoys getting behind the wheel of a spotless, freshly washed car. But not everyone has the time to head on over to the local car wash to run their pride and joy... 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 »


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