Catalyst Efficiency Tech Tip

January 31, 2023

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.

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Catalyst Efficiency [Quick Quiz]

Test your knowledge about catalyst performance, construction and efficiency with this quick quiz!  

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2022 Year In Review

January 5, 2023

 

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What Employees 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.

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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.

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Hybrid/EV Service Opportunities-Cooling [Quick Quiz]

December 6, 2022

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!  

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Hybrid/EV Scan Tool Diagnostics –Tech Tip 1

December 5, 2022

Why does the brake fluid look low in this Prius?  Watch this tech tip to learn more about hybrid brake system pressurization.

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The Story Behind “High Voltage Avenue” AVI Parody Video

November 10, 2022

  The creative minds at AVI have a new parody music video to call attention to the enormous need for good, qualified EV and hybrid technicians in our industry. A lot of EVs and hybrids will be out of warranty and needing service. A lot of those vehicle owners will be looking for an alternative […]

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The Story Behind “The Module Flash” AVI Parody Video

October 26, 2022

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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EVa wins another 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 […]

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DRIVE Expo 2022 in Orlando, FL

September 1, 2022

Our weekend at the DRIVE Expo was a success! The team had a great time meeting a lot of new people and seeing some familiar faces. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the booth. Congrats again to all of our raffle winners!

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Brake Technology [Quick Quiz]

August 2, 2022

How much do you know about Brake Technology? Take the quiz and find out.  

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TECH TIP – Choosing Proper Brake Lubricants

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AVI’S EVa Entered In MOTOR’s TOP 20 AWARDS 2022

August 1, 2022

Click the image of EVa to vote now! MOTOR’s Top 20 entries represent some of the most innovative and exciting new developments that support the automotive industry. Vote daily! You may vote for multiple entries in a single day, but not more than once per day for any one submission. Voting closes Wednesday, August 31st.

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AVI & TGTA Deliver New Hybrid EV to WCCC for Automotive Tech Program

July 28, 2022

A new Toyota Prius was delivered to WCCC today which will allow their Automotive Technology Program to provide instruction on maintenance and repair of hybrid and electric vehicles! AVI and The Group Academy Training came to their campus in June with our award winning vehicle and provided training on hybrid and electric vehicles. This new […]

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Cyber Security Tech Tip – Bad Instrument Cluster

July 14, 2022
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MAF Sensor Tech Tip

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AC Compressor Tech Tip

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In-Cylinder Pressure Diagnostics [Quick Quiz]

June 29, 2022

How much do you know about In-Cylinder Pressure Diagnostics? Take the quiz and find out.  

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Cylinder Pressure Tech Tip –Pressure Transducer

In this Tech Tip from In Cylinder Pressure Diagnostics, instructor John Barclay discusses the important information to know when inserting pressure transducers.

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Diesel Labscope [Quick Quiz]

May 6, 2022

How much do you know about using a Labscope for troubleshooting diesel engines? Take the quiz and find out.   Diesel engines are becoming more and more common. Effective servicing requires the tools and knowledge to properly diagnose and repair diesel powered vehicles.  This hands-on course with AVI instructor Tom Rayk covers several popular scopes […]

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Diesel Labscope Tech Tip – Scope Compression Testing –Amperage vs Voltage

May 4, 2022

In this Tech Tip from Diesel Scope Diagnostics, instructor Tom Rayk discusses the relationship of amperage and voltage in relative compression testing.

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Diesel Labscope Tech Tip – Relative Compression Testing –Scope Voltage Patterns

In this Tech Tip from LBT-437 Diesel Labscopes, While voltage patterns may be the best way to do relative compression testing, do you know what to look for? Instructor Tom Rayk shows you.

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A/C Re-Learn Strategy [Tech Tip]

March 8, 2022

  In this Tech Tip from LBT-435 Time To Chill, instructor John Barclay explains what to do when a wrong learn value is encountered and how to correct it. [dn_related_product title=”Time To Chill” description=”Instructor John Barclay put together a collection of great A/C Tech Tips we’re calling, “Time to Chill”. John has some handy new […]

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Time To Chill [Quick Quiz]

How much do you know about A/C Strategies? Take the quiz and find out. [dn_related_product title=”Time To Chill” description=”Instructor John Barclay put together a collection of great A/C Tech Tips we’re calling, “Time to Chill”. John has some handy new tools to show off as well as some technologies he’ll break down and explain in […]

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A/C IHX Line [Tech Tip]

  In this Tech Tip from LBT-435 Time To Chill, instructor John Barclay covers what the A/C IHX line is, where to locate it, and general tips.  

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Time To Chill

February 18, 2022

JOIN US LIVE MARCH 16 @ 12:00-1:00 PM EST FOR THIS PREMIERE LIVE EVENT!  REGISTER FREE NOW AVI Instructor John Barclay will cover the latest A/C updates. John will hold a Q&A session at the end of the presentation to answer any questions you have. *Free registration through March 16. Archived course access granted for […]

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ADAS Operations [Quick Quiz]

February 4, 2022

How much do you know about ADAS Operations? Take the quiz and find out. [dn_related_product title=”ADAS Operations” description=”ADAS systems are designed to increase safety by fusing many sensor systems together, providing the vehicle with data used to increase driver awareness or even take corrective action. Proper service and calibration of these systems are mandatory to […]

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Checking For Codes [Tech Tip]

In this Tech Tip from LBT-432 ADAS Operations, instructor John Forro walks through checking for codes within the Launch scan tool interface.  

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ADAS Preliminary Steps [Tech Tip]

February 2, 2022

In this Tech Tip from LBT-432 ADAS Operations, instructor John Forro discuss preliminary steps that should be considered prior to performing an ADAS calibration. [dn_related_product title=”ADAS Operations” description=”ADAS systems are designed to increase safety by fusing many sensor systems together, providing the vehicle with data used to increase driver awareness or even take corrective action. […]

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TGTA Mobile Training Tour Travels To Jacksonville & Georgia

The Group Training Academy Mobile Training Tour is back on the road! We’re back on the road training technicians on the importance of EV training and education, we couldn’t be more excited for the year ahead! Loads of training content to look out for. The team drove from Ft. Myers on a Friday to arrive […]

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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.  

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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.  

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