An inventor in Scottsdale, Arizona has made the automatic, touchless car wash a bit more convenient. That is, so long as you can afford it. Dale Retter is the man behind AutoGreenWash, a system that fits in any standard home garage and cleans your car with the help of 48 high-pressure, computer-controlled nozzles. A waterproof curtain lowers from the ceiling to keep the rest of your home from going sudsy while a special water capture system allows you to reuse the runoff for home irrigation. Retter says he chose a specific cleaning agent that was both effective and environmentally friendly.

It even uses warm water courtesy of an in-line heater. How much will the setup cost you? That'll be $29,500, plus an installation fee of $4,000. Did we mention it has an auto-drying function, too? We'll take two, my good sirs. Check out a CNN news report on the system below.


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      michigan
      • 2 Years Ago
      it will pay for itself in a mere 6600 washes
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      miketim1
      • 2 Years Ago
      This is awesome but I thought it would be cheaper. This saves so much time... but at the end of the day nth beats a hand job..
      Lynda
      • 2 Years Ago
      He must really, really, love his cars.
      LilCe003
      • 2 Years Ago
      So how much is this thing going to ad to my water and power bill?
      Azazel
      • 2 Years Ago
      Honestly, it's cheaper than I thought it would be.
      arenadood
      • 2 Years Ago
      This would work great in areas that have high pollen levels coating your car with that ugly yellow color. Another good use would be for disabled people to give their car a quick wash.
      palmspringsac
      • 2 Years Ago
      A rinse is not a wash. The system does not have brushes to scrub.
      jbjg24m
      • 2 Years Ago
      guy must have more m oney than sense
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        Practical Nomad
        • 2 Years Ago
        And you'll never be one of them.
        Noah
        • 2 Years Ago
        Who would have guessed the leader of Occupy Wall Street posted on Autoblog? Don't you have a rally to attend?
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      Anonymous
      • 2 Years Ago
      My God! That garage! I don't have a house that large!
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