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The car wash boom in Fargo

“Man, these guys love car washes”, a reporter who is standing on the main street of Fargo concludes with a deadpan voice. The city in North Dakota has seen a rapid growth of car washes...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

First bike wash station opened in France

Exciting news for cyclists in France. In Lyon the first automated bike wash has opened its doors. For the price of 10 euro’s, the Lavovélo takes good care of your two wheeled beauty. The washing...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Car wash becomes après-ski nightclub

The indoor space at the Belgian Cristal Carwash in Temse will be transformed into an après-ski nightclub, coming saturday. The party hopefully ignites the mood for carnival, a big anual thing in Belgium and parts...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Dirty cars are ‘a risk to road safety’

A recent survey in the Netherlands among motorists shows that 7 percent of passenger cars are never washed. This can become a serious safety hazard, now that more and more cars are (compulsorily) equipped with...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Alabama car wash struck by tornado

Staff of the Shine Time Super Wash in Moulton, Alabama got the scare of their lives last Thursday when a tornado went right over their heads. It tore the roof off a nearby hotel. Luckily,...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

New ICA members installed

Recently, the International Carwash Association (ICA) installed its Board of Directors for 2023. ICA is governed by a sixteen-member board, comprised of operators and suppliers. Among the new members are Chris Andersen (GO Car Wash),...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Mumbai clamps down on illegal car washes

Though modern car washes in Indian cities are common, the market is sometimes contaminated by illegal hand car washes which use public space as their office. A ruling by the Bombay (Mumbai) high court in...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

New Tunnel of LUV in Las Vegas

After rebranding all of its Las Vegas locations in September, LUV recently added another car wash tunnel to it’s roster. Their seventh ‘Tunnel of Luv‘ in ‘Sin City’ is located at 7427 Rainbow Blvd. All...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet