Washé: The Uber of Mobile Car Washing & Detailing

When I ran my detail shop back in the late 80s into the early 90s, mobile detailing was just starting to gain traction. The closest we came to it back then was to offer free pickup and delivery—come to work with a filthy car; leave in a clean car. It was a very successful model. Today, … Read more

New IIHS Ratings Shine Light on Dreadful Headlight Performance

“If you’re having trouble seeing behind the wheel at night, it could very well be your headlights and not your eyes that are to blame,” says David Zuby, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) executive vice president and chief research officer. A new IIHS study—the first of its kind from the organization—measured the performance of … Read more

The Most (and Least) Expensive States to Own a Car

A down payment is only the first of many costs associated with car ownership—considering insurance, maintenance and other expenses. A new study from GoBankingRates.com finds it costs an average of $11,227 to buy and own a car over the course of three years, and this amount varies by thousands of dollar from state-to-state. For example, … Read more

A New Automotive Sealant That’s Fit for a Jet!

After two-decades in the aircraft detailing business, Top Flight Detailing says they were unhappy with the results of the third-party exterior sealant products they were using, so the company set out to create a superior sealant that could better withstand the harsh environments in which aircraft regularly operate. They did, and also discovered that the … Read more