About Jim
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JIM HALDERMAN brings a world of experience, knowledge, and talent to his work. His automotive service experience includes working as a flat-rate technician, a business owner, and a professor of Automotive Technology. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Ohio Northern University and a Master’s Degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Jim also holds a U.S. Patent for an electronic transmission control device. He is an ASE certified Master Automotive Technician (A1-A9) plus G1, L1 and L3.

Jim is the author of 18 Automotive textbooks all published by Pearson. Jim has presented numerous technical seminars to national audiences including the California Automotive Teachers (CAT) and the Illinois College Automotive Instructor Association (ICAIA). He is also a member and presenter at the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT). Jim was also named Regional Teacher of the Year by General Motors Corporation and a member of the advisory board for Technological Studies department at Ohio Northern University. Jim and his wife, Michelle, live in Dayton, Ohio.

At Sinclair Community College in Dayton Ohio, the main classroom of the automotive building ( building 20 ) is named Halderman Hall in recognition for my contributions to automotive education.
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Mustang By Design tells the inside story about the creation of the first Mustang as told from Gale Halderman, my first cousin (our fathers were brothers) which created the first sketch which was to become the iconic Mustang.

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Jim does all of his research for his books at his fully equipped shop located in West Carrolton Ohio. Here are some photos of his shop.
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