Start Generating Cash by the Carload Americans love their cars. They spend billions of dollars to maintain them-and this tender loving care includes keeping them spick-and-span. With no inventory and no costly labor, a car wash is one of the most stable and profitable businesses you can start.In this book, industry experts walk you through the four most popular types of car washes-full-service, in-bay automatic, exterior conveyer and self-service-and reveal the pros and cons of each. No matter what type you choose, you'll get essential advice on: Writing a business plan and getting financingSetting up an environmentally friendly car washHiring the best employeesPurchasing the newest washing equipmentCreative marketing and advertising techniquesAnd more! Valuable industry information, hundreds of essential resources and time-tested business tactics put you on the road to success.