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Source: EcoWatch

Two of the world's largest auto companies, GM and Ford, announced major strides in their development of electric vehicles, marking the latest milestone in a significant shift towards EVs in the automobile industry.


Visit https://www.ecowatch.com/electric-vehicles-gm-ford-2492373706.html to view the full article online.

 
Source: CSP

Despite the increasing popularity of digital payments, cash is still the most-used payment option, according to a recent study by Cardtronics and Edelman Intelligence. 

Visit http://www.cspdailynews.com/industry-news-analysis/technology/articles/cash-still-king#page=0 to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Sudsy’s Car Wash, with locations at 1870 South Church Street in Murfreesboro and 3012 Belshire Village Drive in Spring Hill, has surpassed their goal of raising $10,000 for Samaritan’s Purse U.S. Disaster Relief. The campaign, entitled "Flood Texas with Love", started on September 1st in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2017/10/04/sudsy-s-car-wash-exceeds-$10-000-fundraising-goal-for-hurricane-relief to view the full article online.

 
 
   
On Friday, September 15, 2017, all Tidal Wave Auto Spa locations across the Southeast hosted their 9th annual Charity Day event with 100 percent of the proceeds from that day being donated to charitable organizations.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2017/10/04/tidal-wave-auto-spa-raises-$53-400-on-annual-charity-day to view the full article online.

 
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Source: WKRG News

Rich’s Car Wash in Mobile, Ala., is raising money for a young girl battling a rare form of brain cancer. Last Thursday, the business donated $5 from every car wash to help cover the cost of Aubreigh Nicholas’ treatment.



Visit http://wkrg.com/2017/09/28/car-wash-raising-money-for-local-girl-battling-a-rare-brain-cancer/ to view the full article online.

 
 
   
The newest Mike's Carwash at 915 South Main Street celebrated its Grand Opening with a Free Ultimate Wash Weekend. Throughout the weekend, Mike's raised $12,515.87 in donations in support of Centerville High School's Spirit Chain Competition benefiting local charities, Oak Tree Corner and Brigid's Path.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2017/10/04/new-mikes-carwash-raises-$12k-for-local-high-school to view the full article online.

 
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Source: Entrepreneur

The key to achieving your full potential is to raise your self-concept and develop new habits of thinking about what’s possible for you. 

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/297208 to view the full article online.

 

Source: Forbes

What one change, if you made it and were able to stick to it long term, would have the greatest potential to positively impact your professional success?

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2017/09/21/leadership-levers-two-powerful-tools-for-initiating-change/#370a0063c1ab to view the full article online.

 
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Source: Small Business Trends

Your business can learn some important lessons from looking at apps from other companies like Wawa, which has found success by creating apps that make doing business easier than ever for consumers

Visit https://smallbiztrends.com/2017/10/mobile-app-design-best-practices.html to view the full article online.

 
Source: Forbes

How and when to engage outside resources for marketing and PR is a key business decision, second only to the process of who you actually choose. Here are best strategies for vetting the vendors that are a good fit and will produce a strong ROI for your business.

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/cherylsnappconner/2017/10/02/the-8-great-ways-to-vet-pr-and-marketing-vendors/#5c1f15241efd to view the full article online.

 
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Employees and supporters of Ziebart International Corporation gathered last week for the company's charity golf outing, Golfing Fore a Cure, at Indianwood Golf and Country Club in Lake Orion, Michigan. Ziebart raised over $12,000 from this year's event to benefit Journey4ACure(J4AC).

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2017/10/04/supplier-news-ziebart-raises-more-than-$12k-at-golfing-for-a-cure-outing to view the full article online.

 
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