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    Video: Bear witness to the world's largest carwash
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    The classic stereotype about Germans is that they are very fastidious with a preference for making things efficient, clean and well engineered. Stuttgart, home to Porsche and Mercedes-Benz , has another business in the city could show off a little of the country's perceived national character: ...

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    Video: Jenson Button and his pit crew start a car wash
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    It's no secret that the average Formula One pit crew present a master class in precision and speed. Of course, those talents are only really on display during pit stops, when they're basically just changing tires or making tiny adjustments. Considering this, it's fair to wonder how they'd do in ...

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    Video: Watch this adorable 2-year-old freak out over her first car wash
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    Unless you yourself are a parent – and even then – being forced to watch videos of other people's kids is a special kind of torture. But every once in a while we come across a clip that makes us smile instead of scowling or rolling our eyes. This is one of those clips. In this video, ...

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    Video: Rémi Gaillard drops in on car wash for new movie trailer
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    Rémi Gaillard, the Frenchman famous for his real-life Mario Kart videos, and most recently featured on these humble digital pages for portraying a living, breathing speed camera, is back with his latest video. The short clip below is evidently from an upcoming movie, and based on what ...

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    Video: Watch this NY police officer threaten to ticket someone for washing a car in their own driveway
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    Even with the proliferation of digital cameras providing endless streams of seemingly irrefutable video evidence, there are still many sides of any given story that go unknown. And that is most likely what's going on with this video. What we do know is that YouTube user JokRKidd has a neighbor ...

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    Video: Watch Larry Kosilla resurrect the finish of this barn-find 1966 Porsche 912
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    Larry Kosilla, the founder of the Ammo NYC line of car cleaning products, has his own show YouTube's Drive network – we saw his work before when he gave a Ferrari 288 GTO a two-day detailing job. On this episode, Kosilla gets called in to do his best with a 1966 Porsche 912, a car that was ...

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    Report: NCAA rules cause golfer to be fined for washing her own car
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    Here's an odd one. Autoblog readers even remotely familiar with the vagaries of certain National Collegiate Athletic Association policies may not be surprised to hear it, but our colleges and universities get pretty jittery about making sure even small rules aren't broken. (Well, that's when ...

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    Video: Have you ever wanted your own in-house car wash? Now's your chance
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    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, ...

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    Report: Researchers developing washless coating for cars
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    We could have easily filed this under "Too Good to Be True" or "Snake Oil," but it sounds legit, and certainly has our attention. Researchers in The Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have developed a self-healing vehicle coating, meaning that one day, you may not have to ...

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    Cherry.com offers car washes anywhere* for $29
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    So by "anywhere," Cherry means to say "anywhere in San Francisco," but beyond that little geographic limitation, this new service seems like a hassle-free way to get your car washed. You sign up through the Cherry website, then schedule and geo-locate your car, either on the site or through its ...

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    Video: How (not) to wash your car with only one bucket of water
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    Water is a pretty amazing substance. It coats our planet, makes up the vast majority of our bodies, and – most importantly – proves to be an endless source of YouTube hijinks. You remember, of course, the cretins-in-a-carwash video, in which water's destructive powers were just hinted ...

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    Video: How not to wash your Jeep
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    Here's one from the videos-you-should-keep-to-yourself file. The clip after the jump shows a couple of guys who have decided its time to wash their Jeep Wrangler at a local car wash bay. The quarters go in, the power washer fires up and the Wrangler gets the suds. At least that's how things start ...

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    Video: Putin's Army show their support (among other things) with Russian carwash
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    Russian premier Vladimir Putin is known as a brutishly dictatorial politician. But that's not all he's known for. He's also a consummate lady's man, and a lover of Russian cars. Now, his two passions have crossed paths in Moscow, where a group of nubile young Putin supporters called 'Putin's ...

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    Study: Bird poo does not destroy your car's paint... at least not by itself
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    Every summer we're stuck with the same dilemma. We can park the car out in the sun, which will inevitably will lead to scorching hot interior temperatures. The alternative is to park under a shady tree, where birds will undoubtedly poop all over our freshly washed ride. We usually opt for the sun ...

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    Video: How not to wash your Mercedes-Benz
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    Mercedes-Benz owner quickly cleans the trunk – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Automated car washes are designed to turn an easy task into a simple one. Insert coins, wait for the machine to do its thing and then drive away in your clean car. Sounds easy, right? What if you're ...

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    New study suggests that women drive dirtier than men - at least in Britain [w/poll]
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    We'll be the first to admit that we're not the most fastidious folks when it comes to a clean vehicle. It's not that we don't pride ourselves in having a clean-as-can-be car, it's just that there are more pressing things on our schedule most days. The good news is, we're not alone. According to ...

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    Hey Y'all, Wash This! NASCAR to license car wash chain, already moving into RV parks
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    Regardless of what you might think of the spectacle of a slew of not-so-stock cars turning left and then left again around a large oval track, NASCAR enjoys a huge amount of popularity here in the good ol' United States of America. As such, it comes as little surprise that the racing organization ...

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    Naked Australians reportedly arrested at car wash
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    Nudity? Car wash? Sounds pretty hot, right? That's what we thought too, until we read the full story. According to reports from Down Under, a group of four men (two aged 19 and two aged 23) and their girlfriends pulled up on Sunday at the Smart Wash car wash in Biloela, Queensland, Australia. ...

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    Hero saves car wash attendant from being strangled by Golden Nozzle
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    Golden Nozzle car wash customer John A. O'Leary was riding through the car wash when he noticed something was terribly wrong. Yards away, fighting for her life inside the car wash was 19-year-old employee Stephanie Carpluk. The lone attendant had taken a short-cut through the car rails and her ...

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    Washington county may ban car washing at home
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    If residents in several cities in Clark County, Washington want to get their cars clean, they could soon be forced to do it at retail car washes. According to an employee at the Washington state Department of Ecology, the state wants "people to make the connection of 'what goes on the street ...

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