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Driven Brands Car Wash US Expands Georgia Footprint by Acquiring JJ Express Car Wash and Doctor Suds Car Wash

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Driven Brands Car Wash US announced the acquisition of two car wash locations in Georgia – JJ Express in Decatur, an Atlanta suburb, and Doctor Suds in Kingsland near the Florida border. Car Wash US first entered the Atlanta Metro in November with the acquisition of Fast Trac Car Wash in Smyrna and Hometown Car Wash in Fayetteville. With the JJ Express and Doctor Suds acquisitions, Car Wash US grows to 24 total locations in Georgia, most of which are branded Goo Goo Car Wash.

Driven Brands Car Wash US President Gabe Mendoza said, “Car Wash US aims to be the partner of choice for car wash professionals across the country who are looking to sell their business. We thank the owners of JJ and Doctor Suds for entrusting us with their washes, and welcome the communities of Decatur and Kingsland to the Car Wash US network.”

Pam and Jeff Watson and Jon Land opened Doctor Suds in February of 2012. Pam Watson shared, “This wash has always been a labor of love for us. It has been our pleasure to serve this community, our customers, and our employees over the last 9 years. We have complete faith that Driven Brands Car Wash US will take what we have started and continue to improve upon it. We are grateful for the lifelong friendships we have made, and want to thank everyone who has supported us along the way!”

JJ Express Car Wash owner Joon Son shared, “I’ve owned and run this car wash for the past 13 years, so it’s bittersweet for me to leave. It has been a pleasure to grow this business, but I know it is in good hands with Driven Brands Car Wash US. Thank you to all the loyal customers and my employees – I wish everyone the best!”

About Driven Brands Car Wash

Driven Brands Car Wash is the world’s largest local car wash, cleaning more than 40 million cars a year. Driven Brands entered the car wash industry in 2020 with the acquisition of International Car Wash Group. It operates over 900 locations in 14 countries across US, Europe and Australia, with over 200 US venues. The Company was founded in Germany in 1965 under the IMO brand, the name still used at its non-US locations.

Driven Brands Car Wash US operates under the Car Wash USA Express, Goo-Goo Express Wash, Supersonic Car Wash, The Wash Factory, and Mister B’s brands. It aims to be the partner of choice for employees and all car wash operators potentially interested in joining the Driven Brands Car Wash family.

About Driven Brands

Driven Brands™, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is the largest automotive services company in North America, providing a range of consumer and commercial automotive needs, including paint, collision, glass, vehicle repair, oil change, maintenance and car wash. Driven Brands is the parent company of some of North America’s leading automotive service businesses including Take 5 Oil Change®, Meineke Car Care Centers®, Maaco®, 1-800-Radiator & A/C®, and CARSTAR®. Driven Brands has more than 4,100 centers across 15 countries, and combined, all businesses generate over $3 billion in system-wide sales and service over 50 million vehicles annually. For more information, visit