Major changes are happening in the manufacturing and automobile industries and we're here to help you continue to evolve your business as those changes impact and influence the car wash industry.
Come join members of the car wash supplier community and discover how to build organizations and teams capable of finding opportunity in disruption at this year's Supplier Summit Dec. 4 - 5 in Nashville.
Our mission is to honor those who have served or are currently serving their country with a FREE car wash each year on November 11. This international program unites the car wash industry each year by listing participating car washes that are honoring veterans with a free car wash that day.
We're working on the Winter issue of CAR WASH Magazine, featuring a technology focus, and would love to hear from you! We're writing articles on some of the following topics. If your company has an interesting perspective to share, please reach out and let us know!
- Changing payment technology, including mobile payment & mobile wash purchases
- Sustainability and water reclamation systems
- Electric Vehicles and monetizing increasing demand for EV charging
- Generational shifts in driving trends
- Weather and how to prepare for, react to and recover from natural disasters - Blockchain
Source: Bloomberg Advanced high-strength steel, the newest, lightest steel invented, is aiming to hold off aluminum’s rise as the metal of choice for an auto industry in the midst of major changes. Lightweight aluminum has chipped away at steel’s use in vehicles as fuel efficiency standards have risen. Now steelmakers are fighting back.
Source: The Verge Autonomous cars are coming to the nation’s capital. Ford announced Monday that it would begin testing its self-driving cars on the streets of Washington, D.C., early next year, with a particular emphasis on “equitable deployment.”
Source: Petrol Plaza Mister Car Wash has announced the acquisition of Keep-m-Clean Car Wash, consisting of two express locations in Colorado Springs, Colo. With this latest acquisition, Mister Car Wash now operates 264 car washes in 21 states, including 4 locations in Colorado.
The British government plans to tackle labor abuses at Britain’s hand car washes, following concerns that Eastern European workers are being exploited. The Responsible Car Wash Scheme will recognize businesses that operate legally, hire and treat their employees fairly, and protect the environment, according to police, industry players and government agencies which together developed the initiative.
On Friday, September 21, 2018, all Tidal Wave Auto Spa locations across the Southeast hosted their 10th annual Charity Day event. One hundred percent of the proceeds from that day were donated to charitable organizations. Tidal Wave Auto Spa Charity Day 2018 was the best yet, raising a grand total of $86,144.71.
Source: Chief Executive Chief Executive’s October reading of CEO confidence in both the current and future business environment shows a marked continuation of the downtrend observed through most of the third quarter.
Source: Inc. The use of social media is now an everyday part of running a business and can be a value-added aspect to a small business. Building a social media strategy should be standard operating procedure and an integral part of your business plans and tactics.
Source: Entrepreneur Successful salespeople and marketers understand universal human behaviors well enough to use the right trigger words to get them to take action, each and every time. This article explores five common human tendencies and what you can do about them.
National Carwash Solutions (NCS) is pleased to announce an exciting new e-commerce platform to purchase their products and services. This new car wash parts web page offers more than 350 equipment and service parts available online.