JUHUU Bike Wash opens and it’s free

AustriaAustria has just gotten its first bicycle wash. It’s a cooperation between Wintersteiger Sports and the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien. During the trial period, washing will be free of charge.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Three more for Big Dan

USAWithin a months time, Big Dan’s Car Wash has added three more car washes to their roster. They recently opened express tunnels in Georgia, Atlanta and Florida. Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Interview with Savona, the wash box innovators

The NetherlandsDutch self service wash specialist Savona is pushing hard. Not only with their unique wooden washbox but also with other innovations that make car washing more fun, easier and energy efficient. “We are part of...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Car washing on Black Friday

Black FridayFrom discounts and free washes for black cars to free money for everyone that shows up with a car. Here are some of the more remarkable Black Friday car wash offers around the world.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

A visual report of the Tankstation Vakbeurs 2023

The NetherlandsIt’s a wrap! The ninth edition of the Dutch trade show Tankstation Vakbeurs in Utrecht had plenty of news. From the new Dog Cyberwash – inspired by the Tesla Cybertruck – to many surprising innovations...Read more
|Comment|author: Belinda Meijers

Interview with the new BTG Minden chairman

GermanyBTG Minden has just had a rejuvenation. After more than 33 years on the board of the German Association of Petrol Stations and Commercial Car washes, Joachim Jäckel has stepped down. He is replaced by...Read more
|Comment|author: Sandra Schäfer

Spark finds $30 million in growth capital

USAYet another car wash chain has found private equity money for further growth. The East Coast-based Spark Car Wash has raised $30 million of additional growth capital through a Series B round led by GoPoint...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

British car wash owners handed slavery orders

UKHand car washes and worker exploitation remain a toxic combination in parts of the United Kingdom. Last month, the owners of two Lincolnshire hand car washes have been handed Slavery and Trafficking Risk Orders (STRO)...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

IMO app reaches milestone

digital The IMO Car Wash Group has just reached a milestone, with more than 1 million downloads of their mobile app. With the app, customers can pay for washes, collect and redeem rewards, and subscribe to...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Christ brings their sustainable Alpha to Utrecht

Trade showChrist Wash Systems is showing their new Alpha rollover at the Dutch trade show Tankstation Vakbeurs. This new generation rollover is faster and more sustainable when it comes to using electricity, water and air. “With...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Soapy Joe’s Pets and Vets campaign

USAThe successful Pets and Vets campaign by Soapy Joe’s Car Wash is live again. Customers can submit a photo of their pet or veteran online at SoapyJoe’s and the company will turn it into a...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Fargo gets another Silverstar Car Wash

USAEven though there doesn’t seem to be a shortage of car washes in Fargo, Silverstar has recently opened another one in the city in North Dakota. Silverstar is part of Mammoth Holdings, which now has...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Traralgon has a new car wash

AustraliaWashTec has recently installed their new Silverlight combi machine in The Wash Station at Traralgon. Like so many car washes down under, it also includes a dog wash.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Circle K reaches 100 locations in Sweden

Scandinavia Circle K has opened its 100th location in Sweden. Many of their service stations also offer car washing. About a third of the Swedish Circle K’s are now providing electrical charging. Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet