Governor Signs Minimum Wage Bill With Carwash Employees

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This week some local carwash employees were present for a historic bill signing that will raise California’s minimum wage to $10.00 an hour by 2016. Under AB10, the state’s minimum wage will rise to $9 an hour on July 1, 2014, and then increase to $10 an hour on Jan. 1, 2016. Gov. Jerry Brown…

California Passes Bill To Increase Carwash Bonds

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A bill (AB.1387) has passed both houses and has been moved to the Governor’s Office, which amends sections of California’s Labor Code and increases the carwash and automatic carwash bond in the state. The bill increases the carwash employer’s bond requirement from $15,000 to $150,000. The bond is required by carwash owners, in the event…

Virginia’s The Smart Car Wash Receives LEED Certification

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The automatic carwash sector continues to make new advances in responsible water usage and disposal. Earlier this week, Virginia’s “The Smart Car Wash” announced they are the first American carwash to receive LEED Certification. Built in 2010, The Smart Car Wash is the nation’s first LEED certified flex serve car wash, and the only eco-friendly…

Autobell Car Wash Awards $106,500 in Academic Scholarships

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During our 30 years of providing automatic carwash systems and carwash equipment, MacNeil has seen people in our industry do some really great things to give back. For example, earlier this week, Autobell Car Wash Inc. awarded 83 employees in four states $106,500.00 worth of academic scholarships toward the college or university of their choice…

Cape Town Cracks Down on “Informal Carwashes”

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We take pride in the fact that our automatic carwash equipment and systems make the absolute most efficient use of water. In fact, they’re considerably more “green” than doing it the old fashion way with a bucket and water. Case in point, in South Africa, the City of Cape Town is taking action to address…

Zombies Take Over Toronto Carwash

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The washing dead recently took over a carwash in Toronto, Canada. The Classic Coin Wash near College and Lansdowne was the sight for the 4th Annual Bloods & Suds Car Wash. If you were pulling up to this typically-normal automatic carwash, the site of dozens of blood smeared zombies flopping all over cars might scare…