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Posted: September 25, 2007

Nanotechnology makes waterless car wash possible

(Nanowerk News) Carpages, a UK motoring search engine carries a story about a dry, waterless nanotechnology car wash product:
Car washing around the World is now becoming more environmental friendly thanks to a Welshpool based chemical company. Eurochem’s advanced dry waterless nanotechnology, Dry Waterless Wash, is a new biodegradable nanotechnology car-cleaning product that allows the user to wash their car without the need for water. Eurochem’s marketing Director, Nicole Godrèche, intends to show car owners what they probably already know: There's a non-toxic, eco-friendly, biodegradable and waterless way to clean and polish your vehicle’s exterior paintwork.
Actually, by searching the web, you can find quite a number of these waterless car wash products, all praising their environmental benefits like this:
Freedom Waterless Car Wash Cleans, Polishes & Protects without using water. It may sound crazy but it's true. Our Waterless Car Wash products do more than just clean and shine your car, they bring out the brilliant colors in your paint, protect it from the elements and keep it cleaner for longer period of time. Use our waterless car wash almost anywhere, anytime as long as the paint surface is not excessively soiled, muddy or caked with sand. It's water-based, organic and Environmentally Friendly/ ECO-Safe. Since it is water-based, it can easily be used on a wet or dry surface.
Or this:
DRI WASH 'n GUARD® waterless car wash cleans, seals, polishes and protects cars, trucks, boats, recreational vehicles, airplanes - virtually any non-porous surface - without using water.
Or this:
NO-WET Waterless Carwash is the revolutionary product of years of research and development. The all-natural formula actually captures and reduces dirt particles and lifts them off the surface of your vehicle. This unique ability prevents scratches, unlike a traditional car wash, which merely grinds in dirt.
Source: Hat tip to George Elvin at the Greentech Forum for the Carpages article