NEWS & MEDIA
NEWS & MEDIA
Top stories about vehicle hygiene from around the transportation industry
BUYERS MORE CONCERNED ABOUT CARS BEING DISINFECTED THAN PRICE DROPS
The assurance that cars have been disinfected by dealers is more important to boosting car buyer confidence than price reductions, according to new consumer research by eBay Motors Group.
When asked what type of services would most increase their levels of confidence in dealers under the current circumstances caused by COVID-19, a third of buyers cited thorough car cleaning to ensure vehicles are disinfected, ahead of price reductions.
RVs MIGHT NOT BE AS CLEAN AS YOU THINK
While renting an RV can avoid some of the hygiene challenges that hotels present, RVs come with their own sets of high-touch areas including the steering wheel, seat belts, tables, microwaves and doorknobs.
While some RV rental companies claim to have instituted stricter cleaning procedures because of the coronavirus, a clean RV rental isn’t necessarily a guarantee, particularly if you’re renting directly from a private owner.
RENTAL CARS WEREN'T CLEANED BETWEEN CUSTOMERS
In the age of COVID-19, rental car companies are promising to keep customers safe with enhanced cleaning measures. But using an invisible ink test, Inside Edition's Investigative Unit recently found cars that hadn’t been properly cleaned between customers.
CAR-SHARING A FACTOR IN THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 DURING A NEW UK OUTBREAK
Earlier this month, the UK's NHS said issues with public transport coupled with shift patterns meant some health and social care staff were having to car-share to get to and from work leading to a new outbreak. It said the virus could spread "quickly and easily" in cars, even if people wore face coverings.
Health board officials across the country are urging health care workers and the general public avoid car-sharing wherever possible.
Stories about MoveClean in the news
WHEN COVID LEAVES, CLEANING SHOULD STAY
The cleaning industry has undoubtedly grown in the last year to help meet the increased demands, but it COVID isn’t the only reason these popped up. Shell and Turtle Wax were developing a new venture, Move Clean, well before the pandemic. The timeline of its launch just happened to coincide with the arrival of COVID.
“I think one of the biggest misconceptions is that you should be cleaning because of COVID. But the reality is that you should be cleaning anyway,” Nathan Fink, founder of Move Clean, said.
MOVECLEAN ANNOUNCES THEIR LATEST INDUSTRY COLLABORATION WITH PUROLATOR FILTERS
Move Clean, a trusted vehicle hygiene solutions provider announced today their latest industry collaboration with Purolator Filters (a division of MANN+HUMMEL - the leading global expert in filtration), to incorporate premium air quality solutions into their total vehicle hygiene program designed to keep riders and drivers safe wherever vehicles are sold, serviced or shared.
Alongside other automotive industry leaders Shell Lubricants US and Turtle Wax Inc, Purolator will help bring vehicle hygiene solutions to the automotive industry at scale. Incorporating Purolator’s world-class line-up of cabin air filtration solutions with Move Clean’s current offering of safe, long-lasting and effective vehicle surface disinfectants and deodorizers, will result in a cleaner and safer travel experience for drivers and riders across America.
MOVECLEAN AND HYGIENICA, A MAKER OF INDUSTRY-LEADING ELECTRO-HYGIENE DISINFECTING TECHNOLOGY, PARTNER TO BRING NEW DISPENSING TECHNOLOGY TO THE TRANSPORTATION SPACE
Transportation is a broad segment that requires multiple form factors to efficiently meet customer's hygiene expectations. Larger areas, such as commercial fleets, require a dispensing system that is both efficient and fits operator's workflows. As many commercial fleets are operating under capacity, they are able to get by with suboptimal practices, but when returning to a new normal, operators will need to rethink how they communicate and administer better hygiene practices at scale.
As these services prepare to return to higher utilization, partnerships like that of Move Clean and HYGIENICA will provide a sustainable model for operations to keep drivers, riders and workers safe and healthy.
SHELL LUBRICANTS US AND TURTLE WAX INC. ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION WITH MOVECLEAN TO LAUNCH TOTAL VEHICLE HYGIENE SERVICES FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
Move Clean, in a collaboration with Shell Lubricants US and Turtle Wax, will offer in-vehicle hygiene solutions to protect drivers, riders and workers to get the world moving again safely.
Shell Lubricants US and Turtle Wax, Inc. announced the launch of Move Clean, an innovative total vehicle hygiene company focused exclusively on the auto industry. Born out of a collaboration between two of the industry's most trusted names, Move Clean is focused on addressing the rising customer concerns around the cleanliness and safety of their vehicles – an issue that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.