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Latest News : Vehicular - Innovation : Electric Vehicle Last Updated: Dec 8th, 2011 - 17:48:51


USA EV/Hybrid 2012 Tour — Sponsor Search
By goHTSN.com
Dec 8, 2011, 16:58

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Work on this Prius!
Dec 8, 2011 — Priced at $299.00, the class includes our 2012 350 page "Hybrid/EV Technology and Service" manual. We plan on visiting all 48 states (sorry Alaska and Hawaii). The Prius pictured above is loaded with parts, equipment, and a portable classroom. If you are interested in hosting a hybrid class at your shop or school, drop me a line.

Below are the vehicles worked on in the class:
Hybrids/EVs: Toyota – Lexus - Ford - Mazda - Mercury - Honda - Nissan - GM - Saturn - BMW - Mercedes - VW - Porsche - Hyundai - Tesla - Mistubishi - Kia

With more hybrids hitting the road, and most OEM’s in the game or planning new hybrids and Electric Vehicles (EV), when are you going to get ready? Taking this 8 hour class will get you started on the EV/HYBRID HIGHWAY!

This class will answer your questions, from jump starting a hybrid to diagnosing a drivability issue. Craig Van Batenburg, a Master Hybrid Technician, loves these cars, owns nine of them (including a VOLT) and has been training techs since May of 2000 when he added hybrid technology to his Honda/Acura class. Now hybrid training is a full time job, and his Honda Insight is 12 years old. Craig’s classes sell out wherever he goes.

Click here for more information http://www.fixhybrid.com/USATour2011.html

In eight hours you will understand what a hybrid is; learn about the high voltage systems, regenerative braking, and get real answers. Some of these hybrids run at 650 volts, so safety is a must!

Independent techs are working on these cars now, so don’t be left out.
What will you learn?
How the Hybrid system works
Hybrid A/C systems
How old diagnostics strategies still work on hybrids
Testing the electric motors
What is normal, what is not
How to handle a dead battery
Nickel Metal Hydride/Li-ion batteries, what do I need to know
Re generative braking, what is it, how does it work?
Air Conditioning Systems, what is different
How to detect hybrid problems with a scan tool
Quick Tips and a whole lot more
Learn more here: www.fixhybrid.com/classschedule.html

Your Instructor: Craig Van Batenburg, CEO

You can ride along with Craig while he travels. Click on link below.

http://www.fixhybrid.com/seatwithCraig.html

Craig Van Batenburg is the owner of the Automotive Career Development Center, known as ACDC, a training company in Worcester, Massachusetts. Craig delivers technical and management seminars nationally. His style of training is down-to-earth, knowledgeable, and dynamic. To stay current with changes in automotive technology, he receives over 150 hours of training annually. Craig is a leader in hybrid technical training. Craig is a certified trainer with the Automotive Management Institute; instructor and graduate of Accredited Automotive Manager; Automotive Service Association. He is a certified Master Technician with advanced level (L1) skills. Craig has been a tech all of his adult life, first at Japanese dealerships and then at his own Independent 'Japanese Only' repair shop. Craig's over 40 years of experience will guarantee a very informative and entertaining session and something for everyone.

Craig’s new 2012 Hybrid book is included with the class. It is worth $149.

Let me know if you can host a class.
Craig Van Batenburg, CEO
My number is 800 939 790
Craig Van Batenburg
AAM, CMAT, L1


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