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Autobell - Stepping Up Expansion Plans
On the heels of its steady, impressive growth during the last two decades, Charlotte-based and family-owned Autobell® Car Wash, which began in 1969, is poised for even more... More »

Is it Time for a Change? - Expanding, Adjusting Your Service Offering
When is it time to change the services you offer to your customers? What services do you add or do away with?

Consolidation, Phase Two - Prepare, or Be Squeezed Out
In the October 2017 edition of Auto Laundry News, there were two paragraphs in the Industry Newsline section

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

Monument Building
The Wash Mahal. That is how a friend of Buz Knyal described Uptown Auto Spa. And it is hard to argue with the moniker.

Changing of the Guard
Convoy Hand Car Wash has been serving the people of San Diego for more than 30 years. The family-owned business built a loyal following over that time, but it was in need of... More »

Old Dog, New Trick
After years in the car wash industry many operators can get complacent. They stop innovating and their business fades into obscurity. That is not Clay Perkins’ way.

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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