A brushless car wash is a type of automatic car wash that is also known as a soft-cloth wash. The car is washed with many strips of soft cloth mounted on large rollers instead of the abrasive brushes in older mechanized car washes that might damage the car's finish.
Newer touchless wash technology exclusively use detergent and high pressure water to clean the car without ever touching it with a brush or cloth. This type of car wash is the safest for protecting a car's finish.
All three types of mechanized car washes typically utilize some form of conveyor to advance the car through the wash cycle automatically in a controlled fashion.