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MOTO EXPRESS WASH LATEST NEWS - Monday, January 31, 2011

Harrell's Car Wash Systems hopes to be ready to manufacture our automated touch-free motorcycle wash for the United States market by this summer. Thank You for your interest and patience.

 
 
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - Friday, April 16, 2010

HARRELL'S & WASHWORLD AGREE TO TERMINATE AGREEMENT 

 

Harrell's Car Wash Systems and Washworld have mutually agreed to terminate their manufacturing and distribution agreement. If you need additional information about our Moto Express Wash® automated motorcycle wash please contact

Harrell's Car Wash Systems® in the US at 800-274-2777 or Internationally at 317-271-0017.

 
 
IMPORTANT BREAKING NEWS - Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Media contact:
Laura Musall, 317.702.0058
 

 

 

The first MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash left Washworld's factory in DePere Wisconsin today for installation at the Dirtstripper Carwash in Speedway Indiana. The bike wash should be open for business next week.

 

MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash offered for sale for first time at Car Care World Expo 2009 April 1-4

 
Country’s first automated motorcycle wash to be manufactured, distributed by Washworld Inc.
 
INDIANAPOLIS —Harrell’s Car Wash Systems –– the company that invented the country’s first automated touch-free motorcycle wash –– has signed an agreement with Washworld Inc., the manufacturer of vehicle wash systems in DePere, Wisc., to manufacture and distribute Harrell’s MOTO EXPRESS WASH® brand automated motorcycle wash.
 
Harrell’s Car Wash Systems introduced a prototype of its MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash at the Red Bull Indianapolis Moto GP in September 2008, and Harrell’s began test-marketing it to motorcycle riders, car wash owners and motorcycle dealerships thereafter.
 
“The results were overwhelmingly positive,” said Mark Harrell, owner of the Indianapolis company that’s been building and operating car wash systems for about 30 years. “We’re ready to take the next step in manufacturing the MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash, and offering it to car washes and motorcycle dealers worldwide.”
 
Washworld ––  a vehicle wash manufacturer with an international distributor network  ––  will manufacture the MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash at its headquarters in Wisconsin and will debut the commercial product at the annual International Carwash Association show in Las Vegas in April. Under the licensing agreement, Washworld will be responsible for the manufacture, distribution, marketing and sales of the automated motorcycle wash.
 
“Washworld is uniquely qualified for this partnership,” said Dave Stock, a principal of Washworld and owner of Stock’s Harley-Davidson-Buell in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. “Our knowledge of both the motorcycle and carwash industries, combined with proven Washworld technology and our international distributor network, will provide a solid foundation on which to manufacture and market this very innovative product,” said Stock.
 
The company began promoting MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash at the International Motorcycle Dealer Expo at the Indianapolis Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium Feb. 13-15. Those who attended, liked what they saw.
 
MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash will be offered for sale at the Car Care World Expo 2009 in Las Vegas April 1-4 (www.carwash.org).
 
Most motorcycle owners spend hours washing their bikes by hand. Harrell, an Indianapolis entrepreneur, was talking with friend Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers and the cable TV series American Chopper, about the chore of keeping bikes clean. They bantered about a carwash for motorcycles, which inspired Harrell. He went back to his shop on the west side of Indianapolis and began designing a prototype of what has become the country’s first automated, touch-free wash designed specifically for motorcycles.
 
The commercial product will be based on Harrell’s prototype and incorporate Washworld technology. From a distance the MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash looks like it might be a typical automated car wash bay. The difference is that the motorcycle is secured by a computerized system that activates blocks at the kick stand and front tire, stabilizing the bike. An arm moves across and over the bike for pre-soak, wash and spot-free rinse. At the same time, the front and rear wheels are being rotated and cleaned, and then the bike is air-dried. The whole process takes less than five minutes.
 
Adding to the ease of operation for wash owners, Washworld’s exclusive Washview® and Washview Remote® software will be part of the MOTO EXPRESS WASH® system. The software allows the owner to access the wash from anywhere using a PC or laptop with the ability to turn on and off functions, view wash counts and wash events in real time and much more. An optional feature is the Washview Mobile® which provides the same cutting-edge technologies as the Washview Remote with the additional ability to receive e-mail or text message alerts from anywhere in the world using Windows® based PDA or cell phone.
 
The MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash also will include the Washworld pump station with direct feed solutions system which provides more control and a resource conservation system which saves utility and chemical costs.
 
“Wash. Dry. Ride.® It’s really that simple,” says Harrell. WASH. DRY. RIDE.® also is a Harrell’s Car Wash Systems service mark for its automated motorcycle wash. Harrell’s Car Wash Systems has U.S. and foreign patent applications pending for its MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash, which will be sold under the Harrell’s Car Wash Systems’ MOTO EXPRESS WASH® trademark.
 
“Washworld is pleased to be able to offer this exciting new revenue producing product to the public,” said Pete Jensen, President of Washworld. “We anticipate extraordinary interest in this from motorcycle dealerships as well as carwash owners.” he said.
 
ABOUT HARRELL’S CAR WASH SYSTEMS
Mark Harrell bought his first car wash in 1977. Now with more than 70 employees, the company operates, builds and sells car wash systems throughout Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. For more information on Harrell’s Car Wash Systems, visit Harrell’s online at www.hcws.com.
 
ABOUT WASHWORLD
Washworld Inc. entered the carwash business over ten years ago. All of the company’s products, including its signature High Velocity® vehicle wash system, are manufactured at the corporate headquarters in DePere, Wisc. Washworld brings its 100 plus years of combined carwash design, engineering and manufacturing experience to the production of this new concept of a wash system for motorcycles. For more information on Washworld, visit the company’s website at www.washworldinc.com.
 
For more information on the MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash, go to: www.motoexpresswash.com. For information on sales or distributorship opportunities, contact Rich Andreas at randreas@washworldinc.com or 888.315.7253.
 
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CAR CARE WORLD EXPO 2009
Visit MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated motorcycle wash at the annual International Carwash Association show – Car Care World Expo 2009 – April 1-4 in Las Vegas. To register for the show, reserve a room, and get more details about the show visit www.carwash.org.

 

 
 
Car Care World Expo 2009 April 2-4 2009 - Thursday, February 19, 2009

See the MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated touch-free motorcycle wash at the 2009 ICA Car Care World Expo in Las Vegas Nevada  April 2nd, 3rd, & 4rth.

 
 
DEALER EXPO 2009 - Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Marketing Mentor

Maximise your return on Investment. Indianapolis, IN

 

Lucas Oil Stadium Februrary 13-15

 

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DEALER EXPO 2009 - Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Marketing Mentor: maximize your return on investment.

Indianapolis, IN February 13 - 15

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Western Carwash Association Trade Show - Monday, September 22, 2008

Information on the MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated touch-free motorcycle wash will be on display at the Western Carwash Association's 27th Annual Convention and Trade Show. The event will be held at Bally's in Las Vegas, NV: September 22-24, 2008. We will be at booth # 1536. Come by and see us!

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Hoosier entrepreneur invents nation's first automated motorcycle wash - Saturday, September 20, 2008

Harrell has invented the country's first automated, touch-free wash for motorcycles -- MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated touch-free motorcycle wash. Patents are pending. Plenty of motorcycle enthusiasts and industry experts have tried it out.

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Country's First Automated Motorcycle Wash Opens - Wednesday, September 17, 2008

With so many nooks and crannies for road filth to hide in, washing a motorcycle can be a tedious task. So consider us intrigued in MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated touch-free motorcycle wash, reportedly the country’s only fully-automated bike washing system.

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New Automatic Motorcycle Wash System - Monday, September 15, 2008

I love my motorcycle, don't get me wrong. And I don't mind washing it once every blue moon. But when I ride past a car wash, and see the owners of these cages sitting quietly sipping their coffee while their cars go through an automatic car wash, I get a bit jealous. It's hard work to clean a bike, and at the first ride after you've cleaned it, it's dirty again.

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Steel Horse The Show ! - Sunday, September 14, 2008

Steel Horse is Indiana's only program for motorcycle riders and enthusiasts. Now in its eighth season, this Emmy Award winning show not only includes up-to-date calendar info, but it also contains footage and interviews of people from these charity events. Some of the other show segments highlight the latest gadgets for bikes as well as answer questions that viewers want to know. Each week Steve and his co-host, Angela Jenkins, host the show from an Indiana destination for bikers to give them other ideas for places to ride. Tune in Sunday nights at 10:30 on MyNDY and BE THERE for all the action!

Steel Horse - 9/14/08 - Segment 3

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Indianapolis man launches automatic motorcycle wash - Friday, September 12, 2008

A local car wash operation unveiled this week a one-of-a-kind automatic motorcycle wash, just in time for the influx of thousands of motorcyclists for the Moto GP.

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Motorcycle Wash Looking To Clean Up - Friday, September 12, 2008

INDIANAPOLIS -- A new business near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is hoping to lure in motorcycle enthusiasts in town for this weekend's MotoGP race with the promise of an automated bike wash like no other.

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Motorcycle Wash | WDEF News 12 | News, Weather and Sports for ... - Thursday, September 11, 2008

It's called the MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated touch-free motorcycle wash. The creators with Harrell's Car Wash Systems here in Indianapolis say it was nearly 2 years in the making.

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Release: Prototype motorcycle wash debuts in Indy with MotoGP - Wednesday, September 10, 2008

MOTO EXPRESS WASH® automated touch-free motorcycle wash is the country's first automated motorcycle wash.

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6 News: Motorcycle Wash Looking to Clean Up This Weekend - Thursday, September 11, 2008

Motorcycle riders and fans are in Indianapolis for the MotoGP race, and one local business hopes to really "clean up" this weekend. They have created a car wash: for motorcycles. It is considered the very latest technology... click the link below to see the full story.

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