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IQ Car Wash – The Key to Success!

Bill Hoaglin of D&S Car Wash Systems recently presented a ceremonial "key" to John Londoff, Jr. (Owner/President), and Bruce Weiner (Operations Director) of Johnny Londoff Chevrolet in Florissant, Missouri, to recognize the completion of the dealership's IQ Soft Touch Car Wash lease/purchase agreement. Johnny Londoff Chevrolet recognized the value and economies provided by the IQ Soft Touch Car Wash soon after its introduction, and thus became an [...]

October 31st, 2017|Auto Dealers, Blog|

IQ Touch Free Now Available for Shorter Bay Lengths

D&S Car Wash Equipment Company has enhanced the design of revolutionary IQ 2.0 Touch Free In Bay Automatic Car Wash System to fit existing 28-foot car wash bays. Design changes to the IQ 2.0 are subtle, featuring modifications to the carriage, photo eye curtains, and top wand nozzles. Now car wash owners with 28-foot bays do [...]

October 30th, 2017|Blog|

Increased Water Recovery

D&S Car Wash Equipment Company has recently partnered with Diamond H2O to provide its Clear-Flo line of Reverse Osmosis Systems on all D&S Self Serve and In Bay Automatic Car Wash Systems. The Clear-Flo line is the most efficient Reverse Osmosis equipment available today for the car wash industry, with far less waste (70-75% average [...]

October 23rd, 2017|Blog|

The Service Walk – An Essential Step to Closing the Sale

Thriving dealerships understand the importance of the Service Walk in closing a sale. Research shows that "The Dealership" ranks third in importance to most new car buyers, behind "The Vehicle" and "The Sales Person" and - in most cases - ahead of "The Deal" itself. The better and more dynamic the Service Walk, the more [...]

September 27th, 2017|Blog|

Improve Your Curb Appeal

Savvy car wash owners know that one key to a successful car wash operation is changing your customer’s vision of your wash from a necessary commodity to a destination experience. Remodeled exteriors with brightly lit entrances and bays, colorful signage, foaming wax features with LED lights, scented soaps and rinses, and sparkling clean interior walls [...]

May 26th, 2017|Blog|

Become a Success Story: Keep Your Customers Smiling & CSI Scores Soaring

Your dealership's service department has two main goals:  (1) keep your customers happy with their vehicles and (2) provide ongoing interaction with those customers so that when they decide to purchase another vehicle, your dealership is the logical place to start. Today's cars and trucks are more reliable and last longer than ever before, [...]

September 27th, 2016|Auto Dealers, Blog|

Christmas in July at D&S!

A "Christmas in July" party was held on July 28 at D&S Car Wash Equipment Company to celebrate our good fortune and release of the 200th IQ In Bay Automatic Car Wash System. The 200th IQ system was delivered and installed on July 21, 2016 at Mach 1 Lawrenceville on State Road in Lawrenceville, Illinois.  The wash [...]

August 9th, 2016|Auto Dealers, Blog, Convenience Stores, Investors|

Success Story – Wilsonville Subaru Chooses IQ 2.0 Soft Touch

Wilsonville Subaru, the newest and largest Subaru dealership in the U.S., has chosen the IQ 2.0 Soft Touch Car Wash System – the Smartest, Cleanest, Greenest car wash system available today – to handle its new and service customers. Currently under construction in Wilsonville, Oregon, Wilsonville Subaru is the largest Subaru dealership in the U.S. with a massive 92,000 square [...]

June 24th, 2016|Auto Dealers, Blog|

New Technology Provides Optimal Wash

Car wash systems that use hydraulics and air cylinders to control component movement are not as efficient as the new IQ Car Wash System. Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) is used in the IQ Car Wash System to control the motors for precision, higher reliability, and reduced power consumption thanks to low amp draw. The [...]

November 13th, 2015|Auto Dealers, Blog|

Jerry Canfield Inducted Into AMAE

Jerry Canfield, D&S Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer, is a 2015 inductee of the Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Jerry is a 1999 graduate of the University of Missouri – Rolla, holding a Master’s Degree in Manufacturing and Engineering. The Academy of Mechanical & Aerospace [...]

November 13th, 2015|Blog|