EVa Wins MOTOR Top 20 Award for 2022!

September 21, 2022

Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. (AVI), an industry leader in providing automotive training to academic and industry organizations, is pleased to announce their new EV training tool for automotive students and technicians, EVa (Electric Vehicle Training Aid) has won a 2022 Motor Top 20 Tool Award. “We are extremely proud that AVI has won a Motor […]

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What Employess Want

January 4, 2023

What do employees really want? Whether you’re a shop owner or shop employee, check out what Shop Management instructor Bill Haas has to say.

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Hybrid/EV Service Opportunities-Cooling [Quick Quiz]

January 2, 2023

How much do you know about cooling systems on Hybrid and EVs?  Put your knowledge to the test to sell more service with this quiz from AVI’s Hybrid/EV Service Opportunities course!

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Hybrid/EV Service Opportunities 12v Battery Charge Tech Tip

Determining the charge on the 12-volt battery on a hybrid is an important part of any routine service.  AVI Instructor Andy Tirado shows you why this can be very important in this tech tip.

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AVI Year In Review

  As our 28th year draws to a close, we’d like to take one last look at some of the amazing things that happened. In January, the annual AVI Conference was held once again at the Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort in Ft. Myers. To say it was a huge success would be an understatement, including […]

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CM-1114 Oxygen vs Air Fuel Sensors

This course looks at the similarities and differences between O2 and air fuel sensors and how these impact vehicle performance.

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CM-1122 Lighting Accessories

This course the discusses aftermarket lighting accessories and important considerations when recommending and installing lights.

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CM-1103 What Can Go Wrong with Automotive Cooling

This course discusses the vehicle cooling system and the impact antifreeze coolant may have on malfunctions on the components of this system.

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CM-1101 Basic Types of Coolant

This course discusses the types of antifreeze coolant and important information regarding service life and corrosion protection.

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CM-1004 Polyester vs Aramid

This course covers the difference between polyester and aramid belt construction.

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CM-0929 Selling Filters to Professional Customers

This course covers the importance recommending premium quality filters.

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AVI Received ATMC Award at AAPEX

December 5, 2022

Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. (AVI), an industry leader in providing automotive training to academic and industry organizations, has received a prestigious ASE Training Managers Council (ATMC) award for the AVI Hybrid/EV Technologies live onsite training program. In presenting the award, ATMC President Matt Shepanek stated, “It can often be difficult to achieve a national excellence […]

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Hybrid/EV Scan Tool Diagnostics –Tech Tip 2

December 1, 2022

One of the first steps in Hybrid/EV scan tool diagnostics is putting the vehicle in maintenance mode.  AVI Instructor Andy Tirado shows you how in this tech tip.

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Hybrid/EV Scan Tool Diagnostics [Quick Quiz]

How good are you at using your scan tool on Hybrid and EVs?  Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz from AVI’s Hybrid/EV Scan Tool Diagnostics course!

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Hybrid/EV Scan Tool Diagnostics –Tech Tip 1

Why does the brake fluid look low in this Prius?  Watch this tech tip to learn more about hybrid brake system pressurization.

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CM-0920 Selling Compressors for Electronically Control Air Suspension

November 30, 2022

This course covers air suspension system overview, operation and service opportunities.

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CM-0913 Active Differences Shocks and Struts

This course covers essential knowledge for shocks, springs and struts.

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CM-0906 Active Grille Shutters, Loaded Knuckles, and Wiper Assemblies

This course covers active grill shutter, steering knuckle, and wiper linkage/motor assembly replacement.

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CM-0823 Powertrain Control Modules

This course covers functions of control modules on most modern vehicles.  A basic discussion of trouble codes is also discussed.

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CM-0811 Spark Plugs for TGDI

This course covers the relationship between spark plugs and LSPI and what the most suitable spark plugs are for a TGDI engine.

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CM-0826 What Drains Car Batteries

This course covers conditions that can lead to battery drain, starting/charging problems, and no-start conditions.

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Instructor Andy Tirado Joins Automotive Video Innovations, Inc.

November 22, 2022

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Automotive Video Innovations, Inc Phone: 1-800-718-7246 Email: support@aviondemand.com   November 22, 2022, Fort Myers, FL – Automotive Video Innovations proudly welcomes Andy Tirado as our newest expert instructor. Andy brings a variety of skills and experience which he applies through his training methods and delivery. Andy’s background in automotive […]

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Misfire Diagnostic Strategies [Quick Quiz]

Misfires have root causes in multiple systems.  How good are you at misfire diagnostics?  Test your knowledge with this quiz from AVI’s Misfire Diagnostic Strategies course. Take this quick quiz and find out!

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Misfire Diagnostic Strategies –Tech Tip 2

What is that noise coming from this Prius? Watch this tech tip to see sometimes your first instinct might not be the correct diagnosis.

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Misfire Diagnostic Strategies –Tech Tip 1

Misfires on newer vehicles can be challenging to isolate. Andy Tirado shows you how to quickly get started to save time diagnosing a misfire on today’s vehicles.

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The Story Behind “High Voltage Avenue” AVI Parody Video

November 9, 2022

  The creative minds at AVI have a new parody music video to call attention to the enormous need for good, qualified EV and hybrid technicians in our industry. A lot of EVs and hybrids will be out of warranty and needing service. A lot of those vehicle owners will be looking for an alternative […]

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The Story Behind “The Module Flash” AVI Parody Video

October 26, 2022

The production crew was sitting around the conference table with Dave Hobbs after a long, hard day of shooting. Halloween was approaching and someone came up with the idea: Could we do a spoof of the classic “Monster Mash” song, but do a “Module Flash” version, a parody song. Dave went right to work on […]

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CAN FD [Quick Quiz]

October 18, 2022

How much do you know about CAN FD? Take this quick quiz and find out!

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Push Button Start/Stop – Tech Tip 1

September 13, 2022
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Push Button Start/Stop – Tech Tip 2

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DRIVE Expo Weekend

August 31, 2022

DRIVE Expo weekend was a success! Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth and congrats again to all of our raffle winners.

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CM-0802 Oxygen Sensors

August 24, 2022

This course covers how 02 sensors operate and their relationship to other vehicle components.

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CM-0804 Recommending Premium Cabin Air Filters

This course covers key features of cabin air filters and their benefits to customers.

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CM-0726 Suspension Solutions for Work Vehicles

This course covers suspension components for heavy duty and high use vehicles.

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Gil Anchondo & EVa Featured in REMAN Connection Magazine

August 18, 2022

On the Road Again Hands-on training is making a post-covid comeback as the race to catch up with the growing need for service technicians in the EV revolution is heating up “Gil Anchondo knows how to put on a show and engage a crowd. For decades, he has impressed, entertained and educated a growing audience […]

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