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Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. Announces Partnership with Canvas on School and Business Learning Management System Integration

August 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Automotive Video Innovations, Inc Phone: 1-800-718-7246 Email: support@aviondemand.com   August 24, 2020, Fort Myers, FL – Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. (AVI), an industry leader in providing automotive training to academic and industry organizations, is pleased to announce a partnership with Canvas LMS. This technological agreement will allow educational and business […]

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John Forro Joins the AVI Team

July 31, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Automotive Video Innovations, Inc Phone: 1-800-718-7246 Email: support@aviondemand.com   July 24, 2020, Fort Myers, FL – Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. (AVI), an industry leader in automotive aftermarket training, announces the addition of John Forro from AST Training to the AVI Team. John will hold the role of AVI Lead Trainer and […]

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The Truth Behind Telematics Data – Your Future Is In Jeopardy

May 21, 2019

  It really is a great time to be an aftermarket automotive technician.  Engines are getting better year after year and the computers that make them perform really do make it easier to serve your amazing customers. As we watch the industry we are seeing a disturbing trend. Every year, gaining access to this data […]

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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

Four Ways RepairPal Delivers Your Shop NEW Customers The 4+ million monthly website visitors Our  cars.com & USAA optional partner programs Our mobile optimized website Cars from our nationwide tow program $99 Application Fee for AVI Customers    Offer Expires 12-31-2016   To learn more about this AVI special offer, call (510) 788-2766 or email chan@repairpal.com.        

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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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Neutronics to sponsor Hospitality Event “Beers with Dad” at the 2016 AVI Conference

March 15, 2016

“Beers with Dad” originated in Fort Myers Florida when the Father of Paul Louwers’, CEO at Automotive Video, dad Robert Louwers, had the opportunity to drink beer and network with many of attendees and exhibitors. Peter Coll of Neutronics said “At first, we were going to sponsors the coffee and danishes, but we thought it […]

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AVI Announces: 2016 Conference Registration Now Open

AVI announces the course line-up for the 2016 AVI Conference to be held in Las Vegas during Industry Week in coordination with AAPEX. Prepare yourself for world class technical training in Vegas along side AAPEX at the Sands Expo Center, October 31 – November 1, 2016! All technicians, service writers, shop owners and managers are […]

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AAPEX 2016 Product Showcase

March 14, 2016

While at AAPEX this year, AVI got together with industry professionals to showcase the latest tools and equipment! Mitchell 1 BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY

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AVI Announces Customized Training

March 9, 2016

Fort Myers, Florida – AVI is set to offer new customized on site fleet training, for fleet managers, supervisors, and technicians. Our training will come to you! This new fleet training will offer an on-site instructor that will teach you and your personnel based on the strengths and weaknesses of your team. A wide range of courses are […]

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AVI Announces Joint Training Effort with RepairPal

March 6, 2016

Automotive Video Innovations and RepairPal are announcing a joint effort to offer solutions for today’s service shop owner’s need for training and expanding their customer base! RepairPal independently certifies auto repair shops nationwide for superior training, quality tools, fair pricing and a minimum 12-month/12,000-mile warranty program. Chan Patel, the Director of Sales at RepairPal says, […]

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AVI On Demand Host the 2016 Delphi Training Series

March 4, 2016

Fuel System Testing: A simple 4-Step process that works on code and no code drivability issues and can be performed with an inexpensive OBD II generic scan tool.

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High Times At Ford

What is all this talk about clean diesel? Is it the fuel? Is it the engine technology? Is it the aftertreatment technology? Is it the push for cleaner emissions? Yes, it’s all of the above. Clean diesel is a collaborative effort set forth by the EPA, carried out by OEMs, state and local governments, environmental and community organizations and the Federal government.

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Who Killed Dr. Stoichiometric Promos

March 2, 2016

“Who Killed Dr. Stoichiometric: The Trial” Broadcast LIVE from the AVI Conference in Las Vegas, Tuesday November 1st @ 1:15 pm PST Technicians are invited to take part in this interactive training event with AVI instructor, Ron Bilyeu. You will join in examining evidence with the instructor (better known as the prosecutor) to prove beyond a […]

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AVI SHOCKS THE AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET INDUSTRY

March 1, 2016

Find out the shocking conclusion to the premier training event of the year “Who Killed Dr. Stoichiometric: The Trial”. During the trial, the honorable Judge Bill Haas interrupted an industry leading instructor to bring us breaking news!   ?LIMITED TIME OFFER- Use promo code WKDS121 to gain access to the full trial for only $39.95!? **Note: […]

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AVI Conference at AAPEX 2015

May 28, 2015

What is all this talk about clean diesel? Is it the fuel? Is it the engine technology? Is it the aftertreatment technology? Is it the push for cleaner emissions? Yes, it’s all of the above. Clean diesel is a collaborative effort set forth by the EPA, carried out by OEMs, state and local governments, environmental and community organizations and the Federal government.

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Automechanika Recap

What is all this talk about clean diesel? Is it the fuel? Is it the engine technology? Is it the aftertreatment technology? Is it the push for cleaner emissions? Yes, it’s all of the above. Clean diesel is a collaborative effort set forth by the EPA, carried out by OEMs, state and local governments, environmental and community organizations and the Federal government.

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Gates Free Training

What is all this talk about clean diesel? Is it the fuel? Is it the engine technology? Is it the aftertreatment technology? Is it the push for cleaner emissions? Yes, it’s all of the above. Clean diesel is a collaborative effort set forth by the EPA, carried out by OEMs, state and local governments, environmental and community organizations and the Federal government.

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Coming Soon: ASE T-Series (Medium and Heavy-Duty Applications)

March 12, 2015

AVI is proud to announce that we will be adding T-Series ASE courses to our extensive training library. These ASE certifications will be granted to those who can demonstrate adequate knowledge necessary to diagnose service and repair different systems of class 4 through class 8 vehicles. Production and filming have begun, starting with T6 (Electrical/Electronic […]

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Coming Soon: ASE-F1 (Alternative Fuels) Certification Course

Introducing ASE F1 (alternative fuels) certification training to help earn your patch to service compressed natural gas vehicles. Don Plesner, a long-time instructor for the Lincoln Technical Institute, focuses on the ASE task list to not only prepare you for the certification exam but also give you a solid working knowledge of alternative fuel systems, […]

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Bartec USA at Automechanika Chicago

February 18, 2015

Bartec USA will be attending the largest trade show and training event for the automotive aftermarket industry, the 2015 Automechanika Chicago trade show, April 24-26. This is great news for any shop owner or technician who receives a high volume of TPMS service and would like to branch out further into the aftermarket area. Bartec […]

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Bartec and the TPMS Aftermarket – Mike Rose

January 28, 2015

Mike Rose, Product Manager for Bartec USA, stopped by the studio to discuss Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems in the aftermarket. In this short interview we discuss aftermarket solutions and sensors, diagnostic trouble codes, indirect and direct systems and new heavy-duty applications.

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Neutronics’ Vice President Tells All – 1234yf refrigerant

1234yf has been the talk-of-the-town in the refrigerant and HVAC service community. I got the opportunity to sit down with Neutronics’ Vice President Peter Cole to discuss this trending cooling concoction. Peter addresses the combustion capabilities of 1234yf, how it relates to past refrigerants, service opportunities and a look into the possible future of heating […]

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