Industry News
  • Central Vacuum – Rules of Thumb for System Installation

    Proper planning is the key to a successful central vacuum installation: Completed installation.
    • Plan the layout
    • Plan the process
    • Plan the performance
    Whether at an existing wash or new construction, it can be accomplished in four simple steps: You begin by installing the vacuum equipment in either an equipment room, adjacent to the point of vacuum, or even on the outskirts of the property. This is followed by the selection and installation of the filter separator. Then you install the support structures and vacuum manifold, as identified per the construction drawings and in accordance with the manufacturer’s instruction. Lastly, electrical systems such as the disconnect, motor starter or VFD, and turbine(s) are wired for use.
  • Auto Laundry News – Dryer Systems

    For more than 20 years, AVI has served the vacuum needs of the car care industry through the AutoVac line of widely recognized, dependable central vacuum systems. AVI is known for its innovative use of technology and world-class research and development capabilities.
  • Auto Laundry News – Palms Car Wash

    Palms Car Wash has become an institution in Austin, TX, proudly serving the community for more than a decade at numerous locations spread throughout the city. As one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country, and one where the number of vehicles is growing even faster than the ever-increasing population, building outstanding car wash facilities with top-notch service in Austin is a real necessity.
  • Power Management

    The car wash industry, like all retail, is experiencing a significant reduction in consumer demand. The depth and breadth of this downturn is anyone’s guess. In order to prosper in this environment, operators must pay particular attention to opportunities to permanently reduce operating costs. For years, operators have been focused on water conservation due to the environmental and economic impact, but now we must look at another, often overlooked and misunderstood resource used in production — electricity.
  • Are You Ready for Central Vacuums?

    For decades full-serve car washes have enjoyed the benefits of central vacuum systems — powerful suction, very low maintenance costs, minimal downtime, and extreme durability. Recent developments in equipment and technology have made central vacuum systems possible — and profitable — for self- serve car washes.
AutoVac Case Study
  • AquaZoom Car Wash wanted to go from costly Canister Vacuums to an efficient Central Vacuum System


AVI Car Care was founded in 1989. Our central vacuum systems are found in thousands of companies in various industries around the globe. aerospace, car care, material handling, manufacturing, medical applications and more.


SpaceX, Boeing, Toyota, Honeywell, Xerox, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Gulfstream, International Game Technology, and Penske are just a few of the companies who rely on AVI Car Care’s expertise and commitment to quality.