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2022 AVI Conference Recap!

January 19, 2022

Well, the 2022 AVI Training Conference was, by all accounts, a great success. Holding an event, at a location like the Sanibel Harbor Resort, sure doesn’t hurt. The resort itself is a huge, beautiful complex, blended in with the natural beauty we here are so blessed with. It’s nice to share all of this beauty […]

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LBT-432 ADAS Operations

January 13, 2022

JOIN US LIVE FEBRUARY 16 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! REGISTER NOW AVI Instructor John Forro will cover ADAS systems. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Non Members – Free registration through February 16. Archived course access granted for […]

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High Voltage Cell Test [Tech Tip]

January 12, 2022

In this Tech Tip from LBT-422 High Voltage Component Strategies, instructor John Forro demonstrates battery testing using a voltmeter. JOIN US LIVE JANUARY 19 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! AVI Instructor John Forro will cover high voltage components. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to […]

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Motor Generator Testing [Tech Tip]

January 11, 2022

In this Tech Tip from LBT-422 High Voltage Component Strategies, instructor John Forro demonstrates motor generator testing strategies. JOIN US LIVE JANUARY 19 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  AVI Instructor John Forro will cover high voltage components. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer […]

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High Voltage Component Strategies [Quick Quiz]

How much do you know about High Voltage Component Strategies? Take the quiz and find out.

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Keep Your Cool [Quick Quiz]

December 2, 2021

How much do you know about A/C Diagnostic Strategies? Take the quiz and find out.

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Scan Tool Diagnostics [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-431: Keep Your Cool, instructor John Forro covers the use of helpful scan tool techniques and speaks on some updated OEM design trends for fuel economy and the effect on the vehicle heating and cooling systems. JOIN US LIVE DECEMBER 15 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EST FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! […]

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Thermal Imaging [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-431: Keep Your Cool, instructor John Forro discusses use of thermal imaging cameras for A/C diagnostics taken from his years of experience. John gives examples of ways you can diagnose A/C issues by using thermal imaging. JOIN US LIVE DECEMBER 15 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EST FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! […]

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LBT-422 High Voltage Component Strategies

November 29, 2021

JOIN US LIVE DECEMBER 15 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  AVI Instructor John Forro will cover high voltage components. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Registration info given upon course enrollment The course covers the components that make these […]

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LBT-431 Keep Your Cool

November 19, 2021

JOIN US LIVE DECEMBER 15 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  AVI Instructor John Forro will cover the latest technology on A/C systems. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Registration info given upon course enrollment  New A/C Diagnostic Strategies This […]

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Chrysler Actuation Test [Tech Tip]

November 4, 2021

In this Tech Tip from LBT-430: Chrysler Update, instructor John Forro covers some of the newer Chrysler module settings and explains what functions they have. John also an important safety tip that all technicians will want to look out for. JOIN US LIVE NOVEMBER 17th @ 12:00-1:30 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! AVI […]

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Secure Gateway Modules [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-430: Chrysler Update, instructor John Forro covers the importance and function of the secure gateway modules. John explains why registering the scan tool keeps the customer vehicle information secure, he then gives an overview of the software topology. JOIN US LIVE NOVEMBER 17th @ 12:00-1:30 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE […]

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NASTF Tesla Servicing Information – Press Release

October 28, 2021

Automotive Video Innovations – AVI Katie Malone – Vice President Kmalone@auto-video.com 800-718-7246   AVI & NASTF Present Public Service Announcement on Tesla Scan Tool FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Fort Myers, Florida – Automotive Video Innovations (AVI) & the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) have produced a new Public Service Announcement on Tesla scan tool and service information that is now […]

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NASTF PSA – Tesla Servicing Information

  Request An Embed Code of This PSA Automotive Technicians, NASTF has released new information on industry changing news! After 4 years of working together with Tesla, NASTF is pleased to announce that Tesla scan tool and service information is now available to the aftermarket. For the American and Canadian (Canadian version is in final […]

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LBT-430 Chrysler Update

October 22, 2021

JOIN US LIVE NOVEMBER 17 @ 12:00-1:30 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  AVI Instructor John Forro will cover the latest technology on Chrysler vehicles. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Registration info given upon course enrollment  Chrysler has added some technology […]

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The Story Behind “The Module Flash” AVI Parody Video

October 15, 2021

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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LBT-421 Talking Trucks – 6.7L Power Stroke Emission Systems – SCR/DPF

September 21, 2021

Talking Trucks – 6.7L Power Stroke Emission Systems – SCR/DPF DPF and SCR issues can be hard to diagnose and repair. The DPF and SCR systems are two separate systems but can affect each other, and this session will take you through information and procedures to solve complaints involving SCR/DPF related issues. The 6.7 Power […]

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September 15, 2021

A Mobile Hybrid Training Tour Update

September 9, 2021

Well, our Mobile Training Tour crew is getting ready to head out on the road again. Have you seen what the guys have been working on during their short break? Just building one of the finest “68 Camaro Super Sport restorations to hit the streets of Summit County, Ohio! John Forro’s dream car is a […]

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AVI & The Group Training Academy Visit Tidewater Tech – Mobile Training Tour

September 8, 2021

The Group Training Academy and AVI traveled to Tidewater College to provide hands-on training for technicians. These technicians were able to get up close with components of the cutaway hybrid tool and learning valuable techniques from our instructors during this unique training experience. Stay tuned to this blog for more Mobile Training Updates!

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The Mobile Training Tour Visits Stark State College for Hybrid/Electrical Training [Photos]

September 3, 2021

We visited Stark State College in North Canton, Ohio last week! It was a great day of training for the technicians there.

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AVI and The Group Training Academy Go to Richmond

September 2, 2021

The Mobile Training Tour crew are back on the road, this time for training sessions in Richmond Va. Tom Rayk, John Barkley, and Gil Anchondo are taking their live, hands on, hybrid/electric vehicle training program to the Virginia Dept. of General Sciences, Office of Fleet Management.

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Meet Gil Anchondo, Expert Body Repair and Paint Restoration Specialist

September 1, 2021

We’d like to take advantage of a little break in the action to officially introduce one of the newest instructors to join team AVI & The Group Training Academy, Gil Anchondo. We were first introduced to Gil by another fortunate, but not as recent “talent acquisition”, Tom Rayk. Gil is from Los Angeles, where he […]

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The Mobile Tour Takes Training to The Ohio Post Office Technicians

The Mobile Training Tour brought us to the Ohio Post Office where our instructors provided training to the technicians.

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PTEN Judges Comments On The AVI/The Group Training Academy EV Training Tool

August 27, 2021

Interested in booking live training with this award winning vehicle? Click Here for more information. We received an E-mail today containing some comments from the same judges who determined our cutaway Prius, hybrid/electric, training vehicle as a winner of the PTEN (Professional Tool & Equipment News) Innovations Award. Check them out below:

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Thermal Imaging and NVH Diagnostics [Quick Quiz]

August 26, 2021

How much do you know about NVH Diagnostics? Take the quiz and find out.

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Uncommon Thermal Imaging Tests [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-403: Thermal Imaging and NVH Diagnostics, instructor John Forro shows some outside the box testing when it comes to thermal imaging testing, such as locating parasitic draws and more. JOIN US LIVE SEPTEMBER 29 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! AVI Instructor John Forro will cover how […]

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The Group Training Academy’s Hybrid Training Is Coming to Richmond, VA

August 20, 2021

FEATURING OUR AWARD WINNING CUT-A-WAY PRIUS LIVE INSTRUCTOR LED HANDS-ON TRAINING

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LBT-403 Thermal Imaging and NVH Diagnostics

August 18, 2021

JOIN US LIVE SEPTEMBER 29 @ 12:00-1:00 PM ET FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT! AVI Instructor John Forro will cover how the NVH tool can be used for driveline noise diagnostics, engine noises, suspension complaints, and exhaust leaks. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you […]

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A Walkthrough Of The Group Training Academy’s Hybrid Prius Training Tool

August 17, 2021

https://aviondemand.wistia.com/medias/qx53n6s3mm?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=700 We’re excited to tell you all about our drag racing, award winning (PTEN) cut away Prius hybrid/electric training vehicle. Here are just some of the unique features that make this an award winning training prop that you could have for your own training programs. Having so much of the exterior body removed makes viewing […]

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The Group Training Academy’s Mobile Training Tour

August 11, 2021

August 13th, 2021 – Norton, OH Friday Aug. 13, we find Tom and Gil back at AVI North headquarters in Norton, Ohio prepping the “Brake Cube”, an interactive, hands on brakes training tool, as well as readying the truck, trailer and cut away Prius, the Hybrid/Electric training vehicle to bring their brand of expert automotive […]

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Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. Wins 2021 PTEN Innovation Award

August 4, 2021

https://aviondemand.wistia.com/medias/6aev0n07ii?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=700 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Automotive Video Innovations, Inc Phone: 1-800-718-7246 Email: support@aviondemand.com August 2, 2021, Fort Myers, FL – Automotive Video Innovations, Inc. (AVI), an industry leader in providing automotive training to academic and industry organizations, is pleased to announce that AVI is the recipient of a 2021 Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) […]

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LBT-423 Automatic Transmission Specialist

August 3, 2021

Automatic Transmission Specialist Learn how modern Auto transmissions work from the Convertor to output shaft. Convertor operation including new system designs are covered. All operations of Planetary gear sets, Clutches, Drums and Bands will be covered. Valve bodies, Solenoids and Computers and their operation will be discussed. Once the components and operation are learned Transmission […]

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Advancing Your Networking Diagnostic Skills – Part 1

July 15, 2021

JOIN US LIVE AUGUST 11 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EST FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  Instructor Dave Hobbs will cover networking information in detail. Dave will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Registration info given in course Dave Hobbs brings you up-to-date networking information in part […]

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NHRA Announced A New Electric Vehicle Racing Class – EV Tour Blog

June 26, 2021

June 25, 2021 – Norwalk, OH Electric cars are coming. Well, electric cars are here. You petrol-heads may laugh and point when the neighbor’s Prius drives by silently, or scoff at all the news stories of manufacturers investing heavily into hybrid and pure electric cars and that’s understandable. Electric vehicles are a severe variation of […]

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