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28Bear witness to the world's largest carwash

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: Mr. Wash. The world's largest carwash, Mr. Wash is so spectacular that its arching two-story business (pictured above) is highlighted in a new video from The Wall Street Journal.

11RĂ©mi Gaillard drops in on car wash for new movie trailer

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.

1864Watch this NY police officer threaten to ticket someone for washing a car in their own driveway

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 that really doesn't like him, and that he lives in a city with some questionable laws. How questionable you ask? More questionable than the laws that used to make it illegal to park a pickup truck in the d

250$122,000 Bentley Wrecked In Car Wash Crash

The driver remains a mystery

A woman in Manchester, England, handed over the keys to her convertible Bentley to a man who smashed it through a car wash waiting room and then fled the scene.

26Cherry.com offers car washes anywhere* for $29

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.

45How (not) to wash your car with only one bucket of water

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 at. But in all seriousness, water is not to be messed with. Whether leaking into your basement, sweeping away cars in a flash flood, or unleashing hell in the form of a tsunami, water's capacity for vio

41How not to wash your Jeep

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 off. It doesn't take long for the power washer nozzle to get away from our heroes, spraying them with water and beating them about the body as the pressurized contraption flails around the wash bay.

18Denver city workers in hot water for taking municipal truck to stripper car wash?

When a news report begins with the line, "If you've ever wondered how many strippers you can fit on the hood of an official City of Denver vehicle," you know it's going to be good. The still above is taken from said news report.

59Putin's Army show their support (among other things) with Russian carwash

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.

36Hey Y'all, Wash This! NASCAR to license car wash chain, already moving into RV parks

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 has no trouble at all finding willing and able licensing agreements all over the country.

14Naked Australians reportedly arrested at car wash

Nudity? Car wash? Sounds pretty hot, right? That's what we thought too, until we read the full story.

39Hero saves car wash attendant from being strangled by Golden Nozzle

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 scarf had become ensnared in one of the wash's rotating mechanical brushes. The machinery had pulled the scarf tightly around her neck and was quickly strangling her. Unable to free herself, Carpluk passed

18Anna Kournikova can always fall back on car washing

Honestly, who cares if Anna Kournikova never won a Grand Slam title in single play? She seems to be doing just fine these days, buoyed by her budding modeling career. So, while certain statistics may cast a shadow over her professional tennis career, there is no doubting her physical beauty. According to a new survey by Motorpoint, men in the U.K. voted Kournikova 'Car Wash Belle,' making her the number one person that men would like to see washing their cars. We wouldn't argue with these result

3Gadling digs up world's messiest cars

Click the image above to view photos of some of the world's messiest cars

25XXX car wash gets approval in Australia

var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/offbeat_news/XXX_Car_Wash_opens_in_Brisbane_Australia'; A few months back, I paid $75 for a car wash. The young entrepreneur that took care of the cleaning service did a complete detailing job, including removing the front seats to properly clean the carpet, and beautifying the engine bay. The guy even painted the black lettering on the motor to make the engine cozy look brand new. Down Under at the Bubbles 'n' Babes car wash in Brisbane Australia, you can get

AddFriday humor: Cleaning up America's roads, one city at a time

When your clothes get dirty, what do you do? Throw them in the washing machine right? Well, what to do when the roads of our country get dirty? Wash them, of course! And who is going to argue that pollution and harmful emissions are getting our roadways dirty? We also all love to see our nice, new, green cars all clean and looking their best, right? Now, we at AutoblogGreen are not suggesting that you take your cleaning too seriously, as in... sending "scrubbing bubbles" all across the street, a

16New owner welcomes Vauxhall VXR Astra with most comprehensive car wash ever

The arrival of a new car in your garage is a lot like returning home from your honeymoon. For the first month, you wash the car every other day to show off its hot body. A couple months go by and you're still washing it every weekend. After six months, you find the time for a wipe down once a month. After a year, though, you're happy when it rains and washes the salt off.

21Car washes unfairly target Jeeps as dangerous

The Chrysler Group's Jason Vines is not one to bite his tongue when he discovers reports about his company that a lack a certain degree of truthiness. Today Vines has called out the International Carwash Association (ICA) on the company's media blog for alleging that Jeeps are more prone than other vehicles to suddenly accelerate as they move near the end of the car wash process.

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