New York, NY – In a move designed to clean up in the car washing industry, Roomba has unveiled its latest creation: a robotic car washer. The Roomba robotic car washer, dubbed the Caroomba, is set to hit the market next month and promises to make car washing easier and more efficient than ever before.
According to Roomba, the Caroomba uses advanced sensors and artificial intelligence to analyze the dirt and grime on a car’s surface. It then determines the optimal cleaning method. A combination of suction and powerful magnets hold it in place while it works.
Next, the robot sprays water and soap onto the car’s exterior. It uses soft rotating brushes to scrub away dirt and debris. Once the cleaning is complete, the Caroomba uses a built-in dryer to leave the car sparkling clean. IRobot claims the onboard 36V battery lasts long enough to wash and dry a single full-size sedan.
Roomba created the Caroomba robotic car washer as the perfect solution for people who hate washing their cars. That makes it a great fit for our editor-in-chief, Clint DeBoer. He hasn’t washed his Ford F-150 since he bought it back in 2016.
“We know that car washing is a chore that nobody enjoys,” said a Roomba spokesperson. “That’s why we created the Caroomba – to take the hassle out of car washing and make it a quick and easy process.”
The Caroomba robotic car washer is not without its detractors, however. Some experts have raised concerns about the robot’s ability to properly clean a car’s exterior. “I just don’t think a robot can do as good a job as a human when it comes to cleaning a car,” said car wash owner Bob Johnson. “There are just too many nooks and crannies that a robot can’t reach.”
Others have pointed out that the Caroomba is not exactly environmentally friendly. “Using a robot to wash your car is just adding to the already massive amount of waste we produce as a society,” said environmental activist Jane Smith. “We need to find ways to reduce our carbon footprint, not add to it.”
Despite the criticisms, Roomba is confident that the Caroomba will be a hit with consumers. “We know that people are always looking for ways to make their lives easier,” said the spokesperson. “The Caroomba is just the latest example of our commitment to innovation and making people’s lives better.”
The Caroomba is set to retail for $499. Roomba says this is a small price to pay for the convenience of never having to wash your own car again.
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