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Autobell® Car Wash opens first location in Portsmouth, 11th in Hampton Roads

Dec 22, 2015
Autobell Car Wash, Inc., headquartered in Charlotte, NC, has opened a full-service wash at 1201 Frederick Boulevard (US 17) in Portsmouth, VA, near the intersection with US 58. Kevin McCann is the store manager.

This marks the family-owned and -operated chain's first location in Portsmouth and 11th in the Hampton Roads area, with other washes in Hampton, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Norfolk, and Williamsburg. The company now has 72 locations in four states.

The new wash and all locations of Autobell are currently open 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

About Autobell
Autobell Car Wash is America's second largest conveyor car wash company, with 72 locations in North and South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The company was founded in 1969 in Charlotte, NC, by the late Charles Howard Sr. and remains privately held and operated by the Howard family. Autobell now employs approximately 3,000 people and washes over 4 million cars annually.

Autobell is a full-service car wash offering an array of customized exterior and interior cleaning options, with most of its personalized wash services completed in 15 minutes or less.

The company is well known for its water conservation procedures and has received numerous recognitions from utilities, governments, and media for its environmental commitment, as well as its community involvement, employee scholarship program, and charity car wash program. All Autobell washes treat 100% of wash water used and recycle up to 100%.

For more information, visit or follow the company at or on Twitter @AutobellCarWash.

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