Craig Van Batenburg is the CEO of ACDC, a hybrid and plug-in training company based in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has taught more hybrid classes in more places and for more people than any other instructor around, starting in early 2000. Some 15,000 techs and others have heard him speak in over seven countries and 46 States.
He and his wife Deb offer management seminars internationally along with his many technical subjects. 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 certified trainer with the Automotive Management Institute (AMI); a graduate of AMI with his Accredited Automotive Manager designation; member of SAE and the Automotive Service Association. He is a certified ASE Master Technician with advanced level (L1) and hybrid (L3) 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 45 years of experience will guarantee a very informative and entertaining session with something for everyone. Craig collects vintage Honda Cars and Motorcycles, plays the trombone, and is an Elton John Impersonator. He is most proud though of being a dad and helping foster kids.