Female only car wash opens in Uyo

Nigeria Car washing typically seems like something for men, but in Nigeria, the hand car wash start-up Vikmartynes is breaking that prejudice. The staff consists entirely of women. Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

The high end-approach of Mjuk Biltvätt

Scandinavia Mjuk means soft in Swedish. It has also been synonymous with top-quality car washing for over 25 years in the Scandinavian country. Mjuk Biltvätt is running 16 car washes in and around Stockholm, Malmö and...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Morrisons acquired by Motor Fuel Group

UKMorrisons has just sold its petrol forecourts in the UK to sister company MFG for £2.5bn. Many of the over 300 sites run by Morrisons also offer food and carwash services, which are included in...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Sahara dust incoming

Climate Saharan dust can cause ‘blood rain’ over parts of Europe on Tuesday and Wednesday. The dust is being blown northbound along with unusually warm air. Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

NADA about to take off

USAWithin a few days, more than 500 automotive companies will present their products, solutions and services at the annual NADA Show in Las Vegas. This year’s theme is ‘Driving the Future’. The opening night in...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Employment-drop hits car wash industry hard

economyUnemployment figures in many European countries are currently rising, but in reality the staffing situation is often tighter than the figures suggest. This has several consequences for the car wash industry, says our German colleague...Read more
|Comment|author: Sandra Schäfer

Busy weekend ahead in many car washes

Now the road salt is gone againNow that the winter weather is over in many West and North European countries, it will be a busy weekend in the car wash. The Belgian Professional Vehicle Cleaning Association (BBRV) even recommends going to...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Is the end of the convertible near? 

Trends For some it’s a midlife crisis, for others it’s a dream: feeling the wind in your hair while driving in a convertible. This may soon be a thing of the past though. Since 2004, sales...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

SWCE around the corner

Trade showsThe next edition of the Southwest Car Wash Experience in Texas is only a month away. Head to Fort Worth if you want to get smarter on the latest developments in car washing. Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

The XXL-approach of Waschpark Neutraubling

Germany“Don’t mess around and think big”. That’s the main motto of Martina Schirmbeck, Managing Director of the Waschpark Neutraubling, south-east of Regensburg, Germany. Our colleagues of Carwashpro.de went by to see how the new car...Read more
|Comment|author: Sandra Schäfer