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Mister Car Wash completes 12-store acquisition
Professional Carwashing & Detailing
Mister Car Wash has completed its second multi-unit new market acquisition of the year, according to a press release. The company purchased 12 Super Speed Wash sites in Nashville, Tennessee, noted the release. The deal brings Mister Car Wash’s total store count to include 150 car washes and 31 lube centers across 16 states.
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Survey: Restroom troubles turn into business woes
Professional Carwashing & Detailing
Unpleasant restroom experiences create damaging and lasting impressions that make it hard for a business to recover in the minds of consumers, according to a national survey about Americans’ public restroom preferences. The survey, conducted by restroom fixture manufacturer Bradley Corporation, shows that the majority of consumers believe an unclean restroom indicates poor management, lowers their opinion of the company and signifies that the business doesn’t care about customers.
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Is El Nino behind our record-slow start to tornado season?
The Washington Post
Not that we’re complaining, but it’s been a really slow start to this year’s severe weather season in the United States. More than really slow — record slow. Slow enough for the Storm Prediction Center to call it "uncharted territory." If you’re wondering why this year has been so slow, when just a few years ago the central U.S. saw one of the most devastating tornado seasons in decades, then you’re not alone.
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Driving the future
Auto Laundry News
For some time there has been talk of the automobile becoming less relevant to young Americans. Studies have concluded that they are less enthusiastic about driving, that when they do drive they drive less than previous generations, and that they prize their smartphones and computers over car ownership. Now comes a study from MTV that purports to refute these findings.
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Less water consumption means more conservation awards for Frisco
The Dallas Morning News
The Blue Legacy Award, sponsored by the Texas Water Development Board, was awarded to Frisco in the category of municipalities with populations between 100,000 and 500,000. The Texas Environmental Excellence Award, the state’s highest environmental awards, honored Frisco for "a creative and effective strategy to help their residents conserve water." These awards are chosen annually by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
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Extracting the facts
Professional Carwashing & Detailing
People can be messy, and detailers know it. Vehicles are many people’s homes away from home, so little messes are inevitable. To remove them, many detailers rely on the use of extractors. While different extractors exist, detailers should consider a few things when shopping for the right one.
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Georgia trial renews demand by safety advocates for recall of older Jeeps
Bloomberg via Automotive News
Fiat Chrysler moved the fuel tank for its 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee away from a so-called crush zone behind the rear bumper to a more secure spot near the middle of the vehicle. A decade later, the company hasn't supplied documents explaining why the change was made, even though it took years of engineering work and decision-making, according to the lawyer for a family suing over their 4-year-old son's death. The answer may become crucial in a trial under way in Bainbridge, Georgia, where the boy's parents blame the old design for his being burned alive in his booster seat in a 1999 Grand Cherokee after it was rear-ended.
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Man accused of selling meth at Paris, Texas, car wash
KXII-TV
A Paris, Texas, man was caught allegedly dealing meth from the back of an SUV at a car wash March 25. Police say Jimmy Risinger, 49, was arrested at the car wash in the 2100 block of Bonham Street.
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Chain celebrates 15th anniversary with free washes
Professional Carwashing & Detailing
Quick Quack Car Wash will celebrate its 15 years in business with free car washes during its Customer Appreciation Days April 1-5 at the original Coulter Street location in Amarillo, Texas, according to a press release. Customers can view building improvements designed to enhance the wash experience, noted the release. Improvements include a light show and free towel-drying.
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