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overheard w ONLINE e've been scouring the Internet so you don't have to. (It's possible we found the end of the Internet). Check out these highlights from our recent efforts to find what's interesting and relevant (mostly) in the professional car wash industry! Do new cars have too many gizmos and gadgets? Visa brings connected car payments to life At the recent New York Auto Show, automobile manufacturers were keen to highlight their great new in-car electronics, its apps, and its haptics. Jaguar gave a presentation on the system in the new XF, which will let you share your car's navigation info. Consider also the new CarPlay systems and the full on barrage of apps and options available in newer model vehicles, and you can't help but wonder if you need more than just a radio and directions. Visa is testing a service that will take mobile payments one step further down the road toward reaching scale through connected vehicle commerce. At the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015, the financial services company revealed its plans to bring mobile payments into consumer vehicles, a feature that can create an even more seamless purchasing experience for customers. Visa is likely developing the connected car payments to further its place as one of the leading payment services. The more places customers are using their services, the better it is for the company. want realtime updates? Join the conversation and see what we're sharing at any of our social media channels: @carwashorg One small bite for man, one giant leaf for NASA According to sources at NASA, in August astronauts on the International Space Station ate lettuce that had been grown in space. The Red Romaine lettuce is part of NASA's experimental efforts to enable longer manned missions in space by growing food supplies that are ... out of this world. fall 2015 | car wash magazine | 15

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Car Wash - Fall 2015

Letter from the ICA
Meet the Board
By the Numbers
Overheard Online
What do your customers think about your business?
False alarm
Pricing yourself into profit
Don’t hate the haters
Data security essentials
The Car Wash Show 2015 Best Booth Award
Top 10 employee handbook mistakes
IP surveillance cameras
Grit, the underlying problem for car wash owners
Stand out from the crowd
Update from ICA working group
Wash Ideas
Women in Car Wash
Blast from the Past
Marketing Minute
Ask Champ
Download It!
Focus on a Member
Top Tweets
Safety Tip
Index of Advertisers
5 Things

Car Wash - Fall 2015