A Better Wash

Mastroberte, Tammy
August 2004
Convenience Store News;8/2/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p71
Trade Publication
Holiday currently operates 47 sites with car-wash operations, and has already identified 20 additional sites where space is available to install a wash. Over the years, changes have occurred in car-wash equipment and accessories, and new advancements continue to be released by manufacturers. According to Doug Phillips, vice president of Regal Oil Co., owner and operator of three Star Stop Food Marts in San Angelo, Texas, one of the biggest technological improvements is the ability to accept credit cards, gift cards and wash cards at the car wash, rather than paying at the pump or in the c-store. The tall front wash arms provide extra cleaning coverage needed to wash all vehicle sizes, and the rear brush soft oscillation provides improved washing for tall vehicles such as vans and SUVs.


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