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 […]
NOx, NOx, Who’s There? Controlling NOx & Hydrocarbon Emissions Tech Tip
May 4, 2023
In this tech tip from the AVI program “NOx, NOx, Who’s There? Controlling NOx & Hydrocarbon Emissions”, AVI instructor Vince Manship gives you some clues on what to look for when EGR codes are set.
NOx, NOx, Who’s There? Controlling NOx & Hydrocarbon Emissions [Quick Quiz]
Guess who is NOxing at your tailpipe? Test your skills with this quick quiz!
New Tech- Scan Tool Techniques Tech Tip
April 3, 2023
Does your scan tool have a reporting function, and if so, are you using it enough. AVI Director of Training Tom Rayk shows you the value of using the reporting feature, and how it can help you when discussing repairs with your customer.
New Tech- Scan Tool Techniques[Quick Quiz]
Think you know all you need to know about the latest scan tool? Test your skills with this quick quiz!
Air Conditioning and Heating Systems- Olathe, KS
March 23, 2023
2 Full Days of Training for only $695 April 25th & 26th, 2023 at our facility in Olathe, KS Class times are 8AM -5PM Breakfast and Lunch are Provided COURSE DESCRIPTION: This live classroom training course will explain all thermal-related vehicle systems’ fundamentals, laying out practical tips for the working tech who wants to become […]
AVI at Stark State College Automotive Technology Center
March 21, 2023
Last week, AVI Director of Training Tom Rayk and an AVI production crew were at Stark State College Automotive Technology Center campus in North Canton, Ohio, to produce several training courses. Course topics included 6.7 Diesel diagnostics, C.A.N. Data and several training tutorials for new Launch scan tools. All in all, it was a very […]
HVAC Hybrid EV Maintenance Opportunities [Quick Quiz]
March 3, 2023
What’s different with Hybrid EV HVAC systems from ICE vehicles? Test your diagnostic skills with this quick quiz!
HEV Maintenance Opportunities-HVAC Tech Tip02
In this tech tip from the AVI course Hybrid Electric Vehicle Maintenance Opportunities-HVAC, instructor Andy Tirado gives you tips on the importance of the correct oil on Hybrid and Electric Vehicle A/C systems.
HEV Maintenance Opportunities-HVAC Tech Tip01
In this tech tip from the AVI course Hybrid Electric Vehicle Maintenance Opportunities-HVAC, instructor Andy Tirado gives you tips on finding A/C system leaks on Hybrid and Electric Vehicles.
AVI & The Group Training Academy at Vision 2023
March 2, 2023
Stop by our booth to check out our latests training aids and offerings. AVI is booth #927 and The Group is #928. We will have our brand new Heavy Duty Air Brake training system and expert instructors Tom Rayk, Vince Manship, and Gil Anchondo. Here are some pictures from the Expo!
VISION KC: AVI and The Group Training Academy
February 17, 2023
AVI and the Group Training Academy will be at the Vision show with booth space for both brands. Make a point to stop by and check out some of the latest training aids and offerings. The event takes place March 2nd through the 5th in Kansas City at the Overland Park Convention Center. Tom Rayk […]
Automotive Video Innovations Announces The Group Training Academy Training and Research Center
January 31, 2023
AVI and The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) have established The Group Training Academy Training and Research Center at AVI headquarters in Fort Myers, Florida. “The Group Training Academy Training and Research Center is a groundbreaking venture that will benefit our membership, their customers and the service professionals they employ,” said Larry Pavey, CEO […]
Catalyst Efficiency [Quick Quiz]
Test your knowledge about catalyst performance, construction and efficiency with this quick quiz!
Chrysler Catalyst Efficiency Tech Tip
In this tech tip from the AVI course Catalyst Efficiency, instructor John Barclay uses a Chrysler demonstration to show how you might get fooled when using O2 sensor switching patterns to test the cat.
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.
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!
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.
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 […]
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.
CM-1122 Lighting Accessories
This course the discusses aftermarket lighting accessories and important considerations when recommending and installing lights.
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.
CM-1101 Basic Types of Coolant
This course discusses the types of antifreeze coolant and important information regarding service life and corrosion protection.
CM-1004 Polyester vs Aramid
This course covers the difference between polyester and aramid belt construction.
CM-0929 Selling Filters to Professional Customers
This course covers the importance recommending premium quality filters.
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 […]
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.
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!
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.
CM-0920 Selling Compressors for Electronically Control Air Suspension
November 30, 2022
This course covers air suspension system overview, operation and service opportunities.
CM-0913 Active Differences Shocks and Struts
This course covers essential knowledge for shocks, springs and struts.
CM-0906 Active Grille Shutters, Loaded Knuckles, and Wiper Assemblies
This course covers active grill shutter, steering knuckle, and wiper linkage/motor assembly replacement.
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.
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.
CM-0826 What Drains Car Batteries
This course covers conditions that can lead to battery drain, starting/charging problems, and no-start conditions.
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: [email protected] 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 […]