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Tips on social media from a carwash business that 'gets it'

DETROIT — Detail XPerts has 15,000 followers on Twitter, and over 4,500 on Facebook. The company president talked to PC&D about how they’ve used social media to improve their business, and relations the company has with its customers and other businesses.           


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California drought and waterless carwashes

SAN JOSE, Calif. — One wash owner recalls how water conservation in the carwash industry has come a long way in the last 50 years and another explains the future of waterless washes, according to the San Jose Mercury.            


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Carwash owner to pay nearly $4M in labor violations

NEW YORK — John Lage, described as a “carwash kingpin,” will pay $3.9 million in a settlement for labor violations, according to the New York Daily News.


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Mitch Wade, of Oasis Carwash Systems, dies in fatal accident

GALENA, Kan. — Mitch “Cobb” Wade, 53, died on Feb. 22 from a fatal accident while working on his farm, according to a statement on the Oasis Car Wash Systems website.
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Updated: WCA weighs in on California carwash surety bond increase

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New bond requirements in California change surety bond amount from $15,000 to $150,000, according to a press release.
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Carwash workers walkout over contract negotiations

QUEENS, N.Y. — Unionized workers walked out on Thursday because of owner’s unwillingness to discuss contract, according to the New York Daily News.


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EPA requests Environmental Award nominations

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency will be handing out Environmental Quality Awards to people and businesses who have...
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Dead body found at Vermont carwash

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT — An employee found the body of the man next to his vehicle in a closed carwash bay...
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Mister Car Wash acquires 126th location

TUCSON, AZ — The chain acquired Gator Wash of West Jordan, UT.
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Year in review: 2013 was a year of change...

The past year was one wrought with
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