Students Turn Advanced Powertrain Project into Entrepreneurial Venture

Feb 26, 2016

A class project turned into an entrepreneurial venture for two Morrisville State College automotive technology students.

Greg Stallone, of Long Island, and Tyler Moravcik, of Nineveh, New York, put a savvy spin on an assignment in automotive Professor Ron Alexander’s Advanced Powertrain Management class, which required them to disassemble and reassemble a transmission.

“Instead of just taking apart and rebuilding a transmission, we thought we would take our project a step farther and modify a transmission-”one that gives the driver complete control of shifting,” Stallone said.  Their project involved adapting a transmission’s valve body, with their own modifications, to build the manual-shifting piece.

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