"Like all CarTech books, it's loaded with over 400 color photos, plus diagrams and illustrations that make it a must-have reference book on your shop's bookshelf." -Mopar Muscle, February 2010
Joe Palazzolo is currently a Chief Engineer - Geared Products at GKN Driveline Torque Technology Group where he manages the mechanical design and development of new automotive torque transfer devices, concepts, and integration into production applications. His resume includes employment at Ford, Magna Powertrain (formerly New Venture Gear), Warn Industries and GETRAG Corporation. His has also supported numerous race teams, building and maintaining his own motorsports and powersports vehicles. Joe is an ASE Certified Master Technician, holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters Degree specializing in Automotive Engineering. He has been a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) for over 18 years and active in developing SAE standards. He has been teaching Drivetrain seminars for over 10 years and a recipient of the Forest R. McFarland Award for distinction in professional development and education. He has received numerous patents for his innovative work and creativity in advancing vehicle mobility systems.