2017 AVI Conference Sponsors

Delphi

For more than a century, Delphi has had a passion for making the parts that help vehicles all over the world run better, longer and more efficiently.

We partner with the world’s 25 biggest automakers. And with more than 170,000 employees in 44 countries, we have the resources, the reach and the OE expertise to create real-world innovations for the global aftermarket. 

Our technologies cover every aspect of today’s vehicles, from electronics to steering and suspension, braking to HVAC, engine management to fuel systems — whether the vehicle is a hybrid, or powered by gasoline or diesel. Our goal is to deliver innovations that make vehicles safer, greener and better connected. Find out more info!

CARQUEST

Started in 1999, CARQUEST Technical Institute (CTI) focuses on one simple mission: To conduct World-Class training for professional technicians and automotive service facility owners and managers. This comprehensive program is designed to improve your ability to manage your business as well as service, diagnose and repair today’s vehicles productively and profitably. It also creates a positive learning experience while adhering to the ASE Case certification activity standards. Find out more info!

The Group Training Academy. Automotive Parts Services Group.

The Group Training Academy

Over 200 hours of streaming video with new content added monthly!

  • View reports on course progress and quizzes
  • Access anytime, anywhere. Online availability provides technicians 24/7 access to complete course content and reporting measurements anywhere, anytime.
  • Complete ASE Study Courses. Study for ASE certification exams online with comprehensive test prep courses with video.
  • Comprehensive and interactive content. Including video, animations and quizzes

Find out more info!

Bartec

In 2004 the company dominated the market for TPMS in North America and Bartec USA LLC was formed to supply the support for our growing list of US plant customers and develop partnerships for the supply and support of our range of aftermarket tools. The company was quickly successful in securing major contracts for the supply of tools to franchised and non-franchised dealers, tire shops and many other outlets with several thousand tools supplied. Scot Holloway was appointed to run the company with the remit to maintain market leadership and ensure first class service to our customers.

Bartec USA LLC has a full staff of service engineers to install and support TPMS equipment in addition to sales and technical support staff for our aftermarket range of TPMS Tools and product training. The company has a 10,000 square foot facility in Sterling Heights, Michigan where we assemble, test and warehouse TPMS Tools and systems. Find out more info!

Honeywell

Honeywell invents and manufactures technologies that address some of the world’s most critical challenges around energy, safety, security, productivity and global urbanization. We are uniquely positioned to blend physical products with software to support connected systems that improve homes, buildings, factories, utilities, vehicles and aircraft, and that enable a safer, more comfortable and more productive world. Our solutions enhance the quality of life of people around the globe and create new markets and even new industries. 

Today, nearly half of our revenue is linked to energy efficient products, and a growing portion supports clean air and clean water to promote good and safe living - especially in parts of the world where the need is greatest. We are committed to enabling a better quality of life and a cleaner, more sustainable environment for future generations.  Find out more info!

RLO Training

RLO Training was founded in 1985 in response to an immediate need for highly effective, industry-specific, and top quality training for automotive service professionals. RLO Training began offering workshops in 1988, and in 1991 Bottom-Line Impact Groups (BLIG) was created. BLIG provides auto repair shop owners with a continuous improvement process and a support network.

In 2004, RLO Training began instructor-led live automotive training online. This is not a recorded video: this is a live auto consultant speaking to multiple students in different locations. Over a decade of experience in this field of information delivery allows our expert automotive consultants to provide the same high quality and in depth auto repair shop training, be it online or in person.  Find out more info!

Mitchell 1

Mitchell 1 began with the simple idea that people need information to fix cars. That was true back in 1918 when Mitchell 1 got its start, and it’s been true through the years. And never more so than today, with so many advanced technologies driving the car care business into the future. Find out more info!

Bosch

In 1886, Robert Bosch founded the “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering” in Stuttgart. This was the birth of today's globally active Robert Bosch GmbH. From the very beginning, the company's history has been characterized by innovative drive and social commitment. Find out more info!

Christian Brothers Automotive

At Christian Brothers Automotive, our mission is simple: to create an uncommonly great experience for customers in need of auto service and repair. Since 1982, that’s exactly what our team of auto repair professionals has been doing at facilities all over the country. In that time, Christian Brothers Automotive has served countless customers and proven time and again that you really can feel comfortable and confident about your car repair. If you’re having problems with your vehicle, we invite you to call our friendly team today. Find out more info!