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Meet the Gutsy Dad That Started a Car Wash to Help His Son Find Purpose

NationSwell | Posted 07.30.2015 | Impact

Most car washes are filled with less-than-enthusiastic workers. But in Parkland, Fla., there's a place to clean your car where the employees -- 80 percent of whom are along the autism spectrum -- are extremely excited about their daily responsibilities.

Company's Staff Is 80% Employees With Autism, Provides Model For Other Businesses

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.08.2015 | Good News

A father-son team launched a car wash to help an underemployed population make a splash on job scene. John and Tom D’Eri recently spoke to Nation...

How to Get Bird Poop Off Your Car With No "Ick Factor"

Bruce Lubin | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Lubin

Is there anything grosser than bird poop all over your car? Even if it's on your windshield, it's hard to get off -- turn on your wipers and squirt some wiper fluid on it, and it still smears all over the place.

Cleaning up Ethiopia -- One Car at a Time

Anne Goddard | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
Anne Goddard

For many years, Ethiopia was the poster child for futility. Hip deep in the mire of cross-generational poverty, the eastern African nation never could find the kind of traction that was allowing so many of its sub-Saharan neighbors to find a foothold toward progress.

There's A New Paint Coating That Makes Washing Your Car Unnecessary

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 04.25.2014 | Technology

The days of washing your car may soon be over if Nissan has anything to say about it. The company has developed a special paint coating that can repel...

Dave Jamieson

Car Wash Workers Make History In New York | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business

In a move that labor union officials said may be industry-changing, recently unionized car wash workers in New York City have ratified a contract with...

Lila Shapiro

Car Wash Workers In New York Rally For Better Working Conditions | Lila Shapiro | Posted 03.07.2012 | Business

QUEENS, N.Y. -- On Tuesday morning, a group of roughly 100 workers, local labor leaders and community organizers gathered in the cold in a parking lo...

Lila Shapiro

'They Aren't Slaves, Right?' | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- In a city obsessed with automobiles and known for its horrendous traffic, a crucial group of laborers have historically been underpaid,...

Car Wash Workers Win Landmark Rights

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

Workers at a Southern California car wash won a union contract Tuesday, making them the first unionized car-wash employees in the country. The Los ...

Necessary Conversation: Mayoral Car Wash

Necessary Conversation | Posted 11.30.2011 | San Francisco
Necessary Conversation


Meet The New American Sweatshop

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 10.30.2011 | Latino Voices
Axel W. Caballero

The exploitation of car wash workers is the face of a new American sweatshop, one that operates in plain daylight in our communities, in our neighborhoods and at our corner carwash.