Topic: Germany

WashTec has a new CSO

A ‘generation shake up’ in the board of WashTec recently. Long-time board member Stephan Weber stepped down last month and is succeeded by Sebastian Kutz (43).Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

How a German city frustrates a new car wash

An experienced self-service car wash operator plans to open a new location in Recklinghausen, Germany. But the city council has repeatedly rejected the plans, using new reasons every time. The applicant is getting increasingly desperate.Read more
|Comment|author: Sandra Schäfer

Lotus Carwash in Zülpich opens

With the opening of Lotus Carwash in Zülpich, Germany has gained another large car wash with indoor vacuuming and self-service wash bays. The competition in the surrounding areas was not great before Lotus landed. Therefore,...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Dust cloud from Sahara disappoints

A cloud of Sahara dust was announced over parts of Europe last week. Many car wash owners were already rubbing their hands, since dust combined with rain would mean a busy week. But so far,...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

How Mr. Wash handles customer complaints

A customer of Mr. Wash recently complained about what he saw as an unsatisfactory solution of alledged damage endured in the car wash. This prompted us to ask Germany’s largest car wash chain how the...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

No more Sunday washing at Mr. Wash

Starting next year, the German company Mr. Wash will keep all its branches closed on Sundays. It will save the well-known car wash chain a lot of energy. But there is more to it.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Kärcher Cleanpark in Borgholz opened

A mineral oil dealer in the German town of Borgholz wanted to open a ‘no hassle’ car wash. So they chose Kärcher, who set up a self-service car wash. Customers seem very satisfied with the...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

IMO Car Wash turns blue

IMO Car Wash is turning to blue as their brand color. “The World’s favorite car wash” operates in 13 countries throughout Europe. Gradually, the company will rebrand and renovate all their washes. In Germany alone,...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet