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Autobell Car Wash, Inc., founded in Charlotte in 1969 by the late Chuck Howard, Sr. and currently overseen by his son Chuck, Jr., is the nation's largest regional car-wash chain. Still privately owned, the company recently opened its sixty-first wash. Each new one costs an average of $2 million.
When the merger of Progress Energy and Duke Energy is completed later in 2011, it will create the country's largest utility. This article presents a capsule view of what the merger will look like.