Topic: Car wash

ZIPS gets another money injection

USAAtlantic Street Capital (ASC) has just injected an additional $70 million into ZIPS Car Wash. According to a press release the money is meant to ‘further support the operating strategy, member experience, leadership team and...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Can a Cybertruck handle a car wash?  

EV washingTesla’s Cybertruck is supposed to withstand a ‘zombie apocalypse’ but a regular carwash can suddenly become a problem. A recent owner saw his 6,600-pound pickup going to total shutdown after a routine visit through a...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Woman escapes after car wash catches fire

BelgiumA fire broke out in a hand car wash in Brussels last weekend.  Since there was an appartment above the shop, firefighters responded quickly. They managed to get the woman who was living there to...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Manchester rejects ModWash plans

Great Britain A plan to build a ModWash car wash in Manchester at the site of a former service station has been rejected by the city Council. There were concerns about traffic and pollution.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

The Airffect effect: break the old routine 

PartnerHow to make customers to your wash bays into returning customers? Airffect can be of help. The Austrian company offers a unique innovation for the self-service car wash. Their car dryers really can make a...Read more
|Comment|author: Sandra Schäfer

New rollovers for Washville Truckwash Antwerp

BelgiumWashville Truckwash Antwerp has renewed its truckwash rollovers after 10 years and washing more than 120,000 trucks. For Washville, it was time to renew the core of our company, says owner Bouchra Hashassi. Therefore, modifications...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Hosepipe ban in UK’s Southwest extended

Car owners in the Southwest of the United Kingdom ar not allowed to wash their vehicles privately.  Because of continued drought, a hosepipe ban has come into force across large parts of Devon, the BBC...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet
Soapbox

Leeds gets a bigger Soapbox

A new car wash and detailing company has opened in the industrial town of Leeds in the United Kingdom. The Super Soapbox Pitstop offers all valeting and detailing services, while the customer is waiting behind...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

ScrubaDub opens flagship car wash in Massachusetts

US car wash company ScrubaDub recently opened a new flagship store in Framingham, Massachusetts. The car wash tunnel was previously run by the Clean Machine and is now turned into ‘a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly exterior...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Man versus machine in Singapore

In the USA and parts of Western Europe, the battle between man and (car wash) machine has long been won by the latter. But in Singapore, many car washes are still hand powered. Due to...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet