Industry News

Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. acquires assets of Ohio Automotive Technology

June 29, 2018

Ft. Myers, Florida, July 2, 2018 / — Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. (AVI) is proud to announce the acquisition of the entire catalog of advanced automotive training materials from Ohio Automotive Technology. Bill Fulton, director of Ohio Automotive Technology and longtime instructor for AVI, has been developing training content for the automotive repair aftermarket for over […]

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GM Gasoline Direct Injection Systems with Variable Valve Timing Equipped Engines

June 12, 2018

In this course Bill Fulton will be covering high side and low side fuel systems, the injector drive circuit, current ramping the fuel pump and individual cylinder fuel control. You will also learn about new technology with scan tool functions so you can properly handle these vehicles when they come to your shop. Topics Covered: […]

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Power Up Your Power Stroke Skills – 6.0L

April 25, 2018

Power Up Your Power Stroke Skills – 6.0L This video presentation will review the Powerstroke 6.0L and subsystems. This presentation will cover the diagnosis and update information needed to repair issues found on these trucks. Information will include: Review of the high pressure oil system, leak checks and components Fuel system updates and issues found […]

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Turbochargers: Turning Wasted Energy Into Power

March 14, 2018

Turbochargers: Turning Wasted Energy Into Power LIVE FEBRUARY  28 @ 4:00 PM EST – In this program “Turbochargers: Turning Wasted Energy Into Power”, instructor Ron Bilyeu takes you from A to Z regarding turbochargers and their role in todays’ motor vehicles. Diagnosing turbocharging issues can be time consuming for the technician and expensive for the customer if […]

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What You Need To Know About Lean P-Code Conditions

March 8, 2018

Lean P-Code Conditions This class, taught by Ron Bilyeu, covers some of the most popular Diagnostic Trouble Codes that technicians face every day, P0174 and P0171 Lean P-Code Conditions.  The issue is there is such a variety of problems that can cause the engine management computer to increase fuel trim adaptation.  Once the Fuel Trims get too […]

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2017 AVI Conference Registration Now Open!

March 22, 2017

Don’t miss out on some of the best technical and management training in the industry from AVI and ASA! Browse the AVI Conference website to find out everything you need to know for this year including: Conference Class Schedule Class Descriptions Instructor Bios & More ASA Management will be hosting CARS: Take Control of Your Future focuses […]

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HONEYWELL ANNOUNCES NEW R-1234yf TRAINING SERIES FOR AUTO MECHANICS

March 15, 2017

Technicians can learn what equipment and techniques are needed to service vehicles with R-1234yf  A/C systems MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., February 15, 2017 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will sponsor “R-1234yf Training: Understanding the Next Generation Mobile A/C Refrigerant,” a training program series for automotive professionals focused on the safe handling and proper […]

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CPS Give Away Winner Announced at AAPEX

March 9, 2017

Congratulations to Greg Lafontsee of Chandler, AZ. Greg was the grand prize winner in the sweepstakes event sponsored by Honeywell, The Group Training Academy, AVI OnDemand, and CPS to give away a CPS FX 3030 A/C Machine.  

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Save the Date!

March 3, 2017

AVI announces that we are bringing technical training to AAPEXedu in addition to the high end technical training provided at the AVI Conference. Don’t miss out! Training kicks off during industry week starting with AAPEXedu technical sessions Tuesday October 31st through Thursday November 2nd and ending with an all-day training event on Friday November 3rd […]

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AVI Insider gets exclusive interview with lead prosecutor in the “Who Killed Dr. Stoichiometric” trial!

March 31, 2016

AVI will present “Who Killed Dr. Stoichiometric: The Trial”, a courtroom themed diagnostic training event, taking place at the 2016 AVI Conference alongside AAPEX in Las Vegas on November 1st. AVI Insider got an exclusive interview with Ron Bilyeu who gave us some never before seen clues, and a list of possible suspects. The 2016 AVI Conference is now […]

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AVI Special for RepairPal

March 28, 2016

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AVI Insider Bill Haas Faced with the Biggest Challenge of the Year

March 25, 2016

AVI will present “Who Killed Dr. Stoichiometric: The Trial”, a courtroom themed diagnostic training event, taking place at the AVI Conference in Las Vegas on November 1st. AVI is proud to introduce you to the next character in our cast! Bill Haas is set to play the Judge in “Who Killed Dr. Stoichiometric: The Trial”. In our premier […]

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Giuliano Zuccato to speak at the 2016 AVI Conference

March 22, 2016

Fort Myers, Florida – AVI names key note speaker Giuliano Zuccato, to speak at the AVI Conference along-side AAPEX  on October 31, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. Giuliano Zuccato was one of six clay design modelers who crafted the original 1964 Mustang. The 2016 AVI Conference will feature Zuccato as a keynote speaker during lunch time Monday October 31, starting at […]

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“WHO KILLED DR. STOICHIOMETRIC?”

March 21, 2016

AVI INTRODUCES COURTROOM DIAGNOSTICS AT THE 2016 AVI CONFERENCE Fort Myers, Florida – AVI has scheduled the “Who Killed Dr. Stoichiometric?” training event at the AVI Conference in conjunction with ASA along-side AAPEX starting on October 31, 2016. Technicians and students will take part in this interactive themed training event with the industry’s best instructors. […]

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Bosch Releases Virtual Garage

March 19, 2016

Robert Bosch, LLC is officially launching the 2D version of the Bosch Virtual Garage. The Bosch Virtual Garage was initially launched as a 3D version during the 2015 BoschXperience tour, using Oculus Rift DK2 goggles. The feedback from participants was very positive and many asked if they would be able to participate in the program again. […]

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