John Forro Joins the AVI Team

July 31, 2020


Contact: Automotive Video Innovations, Inc

Phone: 1-800-718-7246



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 Content Developer.

John has achieved A.S.E. Master Certified Automobile Technician, with L-1 Advanced Engine Performance certification as well. John has also attained certifications in heavy truck and body repair throughout his career.  He has authored 20 automotive manuals to date, produced many AVI training videos, appeared in many industry trade magazines, and won the Motor Top 20 tool award for Silver Bullets. John is also certified in heavy-duty truck, AC Recovery, body mechanical, state emissions, and is a lemon-law inspector.  John has written articles in the industry trade magazines such as Underhood Service, Brake & Front End, and Tech Shop. He continues to be a working automotive instructor and technician, which enables him to relate to his students’ needs.  John has taught for several of the Nation’s leading companies such as Snap-on, Firestone, Mac, OTC, A/C Delco, Federated, Midas, NAPA, ATA, ASA, ASC, STS, LTS, CARS and many others.

Paul Lowers, CEO of AVI, “Automotive Video Innovations has a long-standing relationship with John. He has a history with us in developing and presenting automotive education classes for us in our studio, at training conferences, and as an adjunct trainer for our clients. Making John a full-time member of our staff, will help AVI take our training offerings to the next level.

John is incredibly proud of his relationship with AVI and is committed to its first-rate reputation, which he feels will be maintained by providing the highest standard training classes and materials and customer satisfaction that is unsurpassed in our industry.

“I am very excited to be a part of the AVI team and can’t wait to get started developing and presenting new and needed training to the automotive industry,” states Forro. “My first project with AVI will be a basic electrical through advanced electric vehicle course that will contain content for all technician experience levels. Beyond this course, the sky is the limit on what our AVI team can produce.”

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The Mission of Automotive Video Innovations is to produce automotive repair training courses and information for the automotive aftermarket, providing current and future repair technicians with the highest technical training level.