Topic: Germany

Cross-border car washing

Germany / The NetherlandsIn a week where Europe will choose a new parliament, ProMedia visited a transnational car wash. Perfect Carwash operates both in The Netherlands and in Germany, simply ignoring any borders.Read more
|Comment|author: Belinda Meijers

WashTec presents new wheel washer

GermanyWashTec has just introduced a new wheel washer for SoftLine² car washes. According to the German company it eliminates the need for a pre-wash, which should speed up the wash cycle. Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Kärcher cuts back their CO₂ emissions 

SustainabilityKärcher has published its sustainability report for last year. According to the German wash specialist, their CO₂ emissions per million euros of turnover in 2023 were only 7.8 tons compared to 12.7 tons in 2020.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Looking back on the UNITI expo

Uniti expo day 3The last day of UNITI expo 2024 ended successfully. The fair attracted many visitors from Germany and the surrounding Central European countries. Fewer people came from the Netherlands, which could partly have to do with...Read more
|Comment|author: Belinda Meijers

Caramba becomes Berner Wash

the Netherlands / GermanyChemical specialist Caramba will be integrated into the Berner Group. The European retail company will initially use this approach as a pilot project in Germany and the Netherlands.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

‘Mr Wax’ to open in Duisburg

GermanyGerman car wash chain Mr. Wash is currently building a new double tunnel wash in Duisburg which will include a ‘waxing conveyor belt’. The carwash is set to open in the summer of 2025.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Carwashpro at UNITI Expo

GermanyEvery two years, entrepreneurs and representatives from the gas station and carwash industry meet at the UNITI expo in Stuttgart. Like last time, ProMedia will again be present with a booth.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

How and when do Germans wash their cars?

GermanyA current survey by gas station chain HEM on the topic of car washing reveals the preferences and habits of Germans when it comes to cleaning their vehicles. Although 33 percent of those surveyed think...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Christ presents innovations at UNITI expo

GermanyChrist will present its latest innovations at the UNITI expo in Germany. In addition to their Cadis, Alpha and Vega gantry washers, the car wash supplier wants to highlight its Blade design elements and the...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Truck Wash offers reward after arson

GermanyWho set the Cologne Truck Wash on fire? The owners of the German company near motorway A4 want to know and offer a reward of €5,000 for leads that will help solve the crime.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

WashTec has a new CEO

GermanyMichael Drolshagen is the new head of WashTec. The Supervisory Board appointed him both as CTO and CEO, effective May 1. He succeeds Ralf Koeppe, who left the German car wash company prematurely last week. Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Aral remains market leader

GermanyAral remains the biggest player when it comes to service stations in Germany. Last year they were operating 2,266 petrol stations according to data by Statista. Shell comes in second  with 1,947 locations while Total...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

JET updates Mannheim car wash

GermanyJET has refurbished and extended the former StarWash site in Mannheim, Germany. The company not only offers conveyor washing but has updated the car wash with self-service wash bays including air guns and vacuum cleaners. Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet