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Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. Wins 2021 Motor Top 20 Award

September 21, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Automotive Video Innovations (AVI) September 21, 2021 AVI Wins Motor Top 20 Award AVI wins Motor Top 20 award for Virtual Technician Coaching Program Fort Myers, Fl – September 21, 2021. Automotive Video Innovations (AVI), industry leader in automotive aftermarket training, announced today that their Virtual Technician Coaching Program was named the […]

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It’s Official, We Won the Motor Top 20 Award

  It feels good, to be a winner. Our content developer and lead instructor John Forro was entered in and competed for a MOTOR Top 20 Award for Outstanding New Industry Solutions. We’ve been sitting on this exciting news for almost a week, we were instructed to keep this confidential until today. WE WON!!! One […]

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LBT-421 Talking Trucks – 6.7L Power Stroke Emission Systems – SCR/DPF

Talking Trucks – 6.7L Power Stroke Emission Systems – SCR/DPF DPF and SCR issues can be hard to diagnose and repair. The DPF and SCR systems are two separate systems but can affect each other, and this session will take you through information and procedures to solve complaints involving SCR/DPF related issues. The 6.7 Power […]

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Birthday Weekend Fishing Trip

September 10, 2021

We work hard here at the Group Training Academy. We play pretty hard too. Being located in Ft. Myers, Florida, which is right on the Gulf of Mexico, we’ve got great fishing opportunities. Last Saturday, AVI Founder and CEO Paul Louwers treated a key employee to a bountiful day of grouper fishing, for his birthday. […]

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A Mobile Hybrid Training Tour Update

September 9, 2021

Well, our Mobile Training Tour crew is getting ready to head out on the road again. Have you seen what the guys have been working on during their short break? Just building one of the finest “68 Camaro Super Sport restorations to hit the streets of Summit County, Ohio! John Forro’s dream car is a […]

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AVI & The Group Training Academy Visit Tidewater Tech – Mobile Training Tour

September 8, 2021

The Group Training Academy and AVI traveled to Tidewater College to provide hands-on training for technicians. These technicians were able to get up close with components of the cutaway hybrid tool and learning valuable techniques from our instructors during this unique training experience.

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A Little Surprise Found In a’69 Mach 1 Mustang

Tom Rayk shared a little case study he encountered over the Holiday weekend. A friend discovered that he’d left his ’69 Mach 1 Mustang project car untouched for a bit too long. Little sucker seems like he feels right at home. It looks like he’s ready to chomp down on those plug wires. Good Grief! […]

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The Mobile Training Tour Visits Stark State College for Hybrid/Electrical Training [Photos]

September 5, 2021

We visited Stark State College in North Canton, Ohio last week! It was a great day of training for the technicians there.

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The Story of John Forro’s 1968 Camaro Super Sport Restoration Project

September 3, 2021

Being AVI’s lead instructor and developing new content keeps John plenty busy. With the welcome help of body and paint expert Gil Anchondo, now John’s “dream car” is getting close to the finish line. This isn’t just a Camaro. It’s a 1968 Super Sport, big block, and of course, all the numbers match. Here’s John’s […]

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AVI and The Group Training Academy Go to Richmond

September 2, 2021

The Mobile Training Tour crew are back on the road, this time for training sessions in Richmond Va. Tom Rayk, John Barkley, and Gil Anchondo are taking their live, hands on, hybrid/electric vehicle training program to the Virginia Dept. of General Sciences, Office of Fleet Management.

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The Mobile Tour Takes Training to The Ohio Post Office Technicians

September 1, 2021

The Mobile Training Tour brought us to the Ohio Post Office where our instructors provided training to the technicians.

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AVI’s Studio Booked for Local Magazine Photoshoot

Here’s some local news. Last Wednesday, Aug. 25, we had some guests here at AVI Studios, a photography crew and talent from Gulf Shore Life magazine. So, Tuesday afternoon I cleaned up the studio, got some help to roll up the big carpet and put a fresh coat of pure white paint down on the […]

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Meet Gil Anchondo, Expert Body Repair and Paint Restoration Specialist

August 31, 2021

We’d like to take advantage of a little break in the action to officially introduce one of the newest instructors to join team AVI, Gil Anchondo. We were first introduced to Gil by another fortunate, but not as recent “talent acquisition”, Tom Rayk. Gil is from Los Angeles, where he has cultivated an impressive reputation […]

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PTEN Judges Comments On The AVI/The Group Training Academy EV Training Tool

August 27, 2021

Interested in booking live training with this award winning vehicle? Click Here for more information. We received an E-mail today containing some comments from the same judges who determined our cutaway Prius, hybrid/electric, training vehicle as a winner of the PTEN (Professional Tool & Equipment News) Innovations Award. Check them out below:

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AVI OnDemand’s Hybrid Training Is Coming to Richmond, VA

August 26, 2021

FEATURING OUR AWARD WINNING CUT-A-WAY PRIUS LIVE INSTRUCTOR LED HANDS-ON TRAINING

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Thermal Imaging and NVH Diagnostics [Quick Quiz]

How much do you know about NVH Diagnostics? Take the quiz and find out.

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Uncommon Thermal Imaging Tests [Tech Tip]

August 25, 2021

In this Tech Tip from LBT-403: Thermal Imaging and NVH Diagnostics, instructor John Forro shows some outside the box testing when it comes to thermal imaging testing, such as locating parasitic draws and more. JOIN US LIVE SEPTEMBER 29 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! AVI Instructor John Forro will cover how […]

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LBT-403 Thermal Imaging and NVH Diagnostics

August 18, 2021

JOIN US LIVE SEPTEMBER 29 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! AVI Instructor John Forro will cover how the NVH tool can be used for driveline noise diagnostics, engine noises, suspension complaints, and exhaust leaks. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you […]

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A Walkthrough Of The Group Training Academy’s Hybrid Prius Training Tool

August 17, 2021

https://aviondemand.wistia.com/medias/qx53n6s3mm?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=700 We’re excited to tell you all about our drag racing, award winning (PTEN) cut away Prius hybrid/electric training vehicle. Here are just some of the unique features that make this an award winning training prop that you could have for your own training programs. Having so much of the exterior body removed makes viewing […]

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The Group Training Academy’s Mobile Training Tour

August 11, 2021

August 13th, 2021 – Norton, OH Friday Aug. 13, we find Tom and Gil back at AVI North headquarters in Norton, Ohio prepping the “Brake Cube”, an interactive, hands on brakes training tool, as well as readying the truck, trailer and cut away Prius, the Hybrid/Electric training vehicle to bring their brand of expert automotive […]

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LBT-423 Automatic Transmission Specialist

August 3, 2021

Automatic Transmission Specialist Learn how modern Auto transmissions work from the Convertor to output shaft. Convertor operation including new system designs are covered. All operations of Planetary gear sets, Clutches, Drums and Bands will be covered. Valve bodies, Solenoids and Computers and their operation will be discussed. Once the components and operation are learned Transmission […]

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Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. Wins 2021 PTEN Innovation Award

https://aviondemand.wistia.com/medias/6aev0n07ii?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=700 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Automotive Video Innovations, Inc Phone: 1-800-718-7246 Email: support@aviondemand.com August 2, 2021, Fort Myers, FL – Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. (AVI), an industry leader in providing automotive training to academic and industry organizations, is pleased to announce that AVI is the recipient of a 2021 Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) […]

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Back-Probing Do’s & Don’ts [Tech Tip]

In this tech tip from LBT-424, AVI instructor Dave Hobbs shows the correct way to back-probe connectors. He also points out what to think about when using a piercing tool. JOIN US LIVE AUGUST 11 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EDT FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  Instructor Dave Hobbs will cover networking information in detail. Dave will […]

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LIN Bus Testing with Meters [Tech Tip]

In this tech tip from LBT-424, AVI instructor Dave Hobbs discusses LIN bus testing using meters. Dave points out that you need the right type of meter to do this testing correctly. JOIN US LIVE AUGUST 11 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EDT FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  Instructor Dave Hobbs will cover networking information in detail. […]

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Advancing Your Networking Diagnostic Skills – Part 1 [Quick Quiz]

How much do you know about Network Diagnostics? Take the quiz and find out.

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Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. Announces Winners Of “Your Key To Success” Sweepstakes

July 22, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Automotive Video Innovations, Inc Phone: 1-800-718-7246 Email: support@aviondemand.com July 21, 2021, Fort Myers, FL – Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. (AVI), an industry leader in providing automotive training to academic and industry organizations, is pleased to announce the winners of the ILCO Automotive sponsored “Key To Your Success” Sweepstakes. Ms. Malone continues “By […]

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LBT-424 Advancing Your Networking Diagnostic Skills – Part 1

July 20, 2021

JOIN US LIVE AUGUST 11 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EST FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  Instructor Dave Hobbs will cover networking information in detail. Dave will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Registration info given in the course. Advancing Your Networking Diagnostic Skills Dave Hobbs brings […]

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AVI’s New Specialty Tools!

July 14, 2021

AVI is now offering our own line of specialty tools! Take advantage of these tools customized by John Forro to save you time and money!

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Vertical Radar Adjustment [Tech Tip]

June 30, 2021

In this Tech Tip from LBT-396 F.R.E.D. Takes the Wheel, instructor Dave Hobbs covers what you need to know about vertical radar adjustment. JOIN US LIVE JULY 16 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EST FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  Instructor Dave Hobbs will cover Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Dave will hold a Q&A session at the […]

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F.R.E.D. Takes the Wheel (ADAS) [Quick Quiz]

How much do you know about Advanced Driver Assistance Systems? Take the quiz and find out.

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Back Up Sensors [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-396 F.R.E.D. Takes the Wheel, instructor Dave Hobbs covers what you need to know about back-up sensors. JOIN US LIVE JULY 16 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EST FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  Instructor Dave Hobbs will cover Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Dave will hold a Q&A session at the end […]

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NHRA Announced A New Electric Vehicle Racing Class – EV Tour Blog

June 26, 2021

June 25, 2021 – Norwalk, OH Electric cars are coming. Well, electric cars are here. You petrol-heads may laugh and point when the neighbor’s Prius drives by silently, or scoff at all the news stories of manufacturers investing heavily into hybrid and pure electric cars and that’s understandable. Electric vehicles are a severe variation of […]

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Hybrid Training Tool at the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals

June 21, 2021

June 21, 2021 – Norwalk, OH This past weekend some of AVI’s staff traveled from Ft. Myers, FL up to Norwalk, OH for the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals a week early. While there, AVI and The Group Training Academy’s hybrid training tool participated in a ‘Test and Tune’ on the Drag Strip. Check out […]

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LBT-396 F.R.E.D. Takes the Wheel (ADAS)

June 16, 2021

JOIN US LIVE JULY 16 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EST FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  Instructor Dave Hobbs will cover Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Dave will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Registration info given upon course enrollemnt Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) F.R.E.D. (Frustrating […]

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The Key to Security System Diagnostics [Quick Quiz]

June 2, 2021

How much do you know about Security System Diagnostics? Take the quiz and find out.

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