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ZIPS Car Wash Acquires Tommy Terrific’s Locations to Expand Dallas-Fort Worth Footprint

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Plano, TX – (September 16, 2022)— ZIPS Car Wash ( announced today the acquisition of two locations in Dallas, TX, from Tommy Terrific’s Car Wash, expanding the growing chain to over 20 locations in the metro area. ZIPS, headquartered in Plano, TX, operates over 250 locations across the country.

“It’s been a great experience bringing these sites into the ZIPS portfolio,” said Gene Dinkens, CEO, ZIPS Car Wash. “We look forward to continuing to offer Dallas area customers a great car wash experience with the added benefit of our extensive network of stores. This year we’ve continued our aggressive growth goal to be the best express car wash provider in the industry.  Acquiring locations like these, helps us reach that goal.”

ZIPS operates locations in Dallas, Fort Worth and fifteen surrounding suburbs in the metro area.  The two recently acquired Tommy Terrific's stores are located at 5021 Ross Ave. in Dallas and 3541 Forest Ln. in Dallas. Efforts are underway to make the full transition to the ZIPS brand in the coming months.  Consumers can continue to expect the same great services and customer care as other ZIPS locations.

“This is an important step in the right direction to expand our market share in the Dallas Fort Worth area,” said David Miller, SVP of Business Development, ZIPS Car Wash. “We’re very excited to have Tommy Terrific’s sites join the ZIPS family.”

This week, ZIPS announced a multi-year investment in Texas collegiate athletics as a Proud Sponsor of the Baylor Bears®. ZIPS customers will have opportunities to pick up free co-branded swag at participating ZIPS locations in Dallas-Fort Worth today, Friday, September 16th, as the BEARS 2022 Football season kicks off. Customers can enter to win game day tickets through the ZIPSme portal, the express car wash chain’s unique online account management tool that also offers Partner Perks and exclusive giveaways. Visit and click “College Fans” to enter to win. 

ZIPS Unlimited Wash Club members enjoy the convenience of ZIPS Car Wash locations nationwide. Free vacuums, free mat cleaners, complimentary towels, spray cleaner and compressed air are available exclusively to ZIPS customers. To learn more, visit

About ZIPS Car Wash ZIPS Car Wash, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is the largest privately held car wash operator nationwide.  ZIPS is among the fastest growing express car wash chains in the country, operating more than 250 locations across 24 states.  With over 18 years of car washing experience, ZIPS has invested in industry leading technology, creative hiring and training methods, local partnerships, and a laser-focus on customer care as driving forces behind ZIPS growing business model. ZIPS Car Wash is about much more than getting cars clean.  Our #1 purpose is to make people happy, from our community outreach efforts and fundraising programs to our focus on employees.  ZIPS strives for a great, clean, and fun customer experience.  To learn more visit: