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about autobell®

Autobell® Car Wash, LLC is America’s largest family-owned car wash company. Autobell offers interior & exterior wash options and has over 80 locations in Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

The company was founded in Charlotte, NC, in 1969 by the late Charles “Charlie” Howard, and is still privately held and family-operated.

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Charlie had a vision to provide a high-quality car wash experience with the focus on the customer.

Do that at a good value, and people would keep coming back. Charlie’s vision has not only survived, it’s thrived. Autobell now has more than 3,000 highly-trained employees and washes nearly five million cars annually.

Charlie also believed in what he called a community conscience. That’s why the entire company is committed to environmental protection and conservation, treating 100% and recycling up to 100% of our wash water through technologically advanced equipment. And Autobell is often praised for its community and employee relations, as well as its scholarship and charity programs.

When You Arrive
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When you arrive at Autobell

Our step-by-step guide to your car wash experience

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discover the autobell way

From how we clean cars to how we treat customers, this is what drives us every day.


Autobell® is dedicated to lending a helping hand to your cause.

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Our development philosophy is to keep things simple. brilliant.

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a brilliant history

A commitment to keeping cars clean and customers first since 1969.

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Friends, flexibility and fun.

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