It looks like Ford is going to revive yet another of its classic nameplates. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office lists the name Maverick as having been trademarked by the Blue Oval once again. Along with the Maverick name, the company trademarked the name Timberline.
Flying cars aren't on their way, flying cars are here. If we're going to see more of them in the air above us, we're also going to see more images like the one above, in which a Maverick flying car has crash landed in a tree. We wrote about the Maverick in 2010 and the reverse-prop-driven buggy with the removable parasail was certified airworthy by the FAA in June of that year. In this incident the pilot, Ray Siebring, said he was coming in for a landing at the airport in Vernon, British Columbi
Where have all the mavericks gone?
XcelPlus and Maverick BioFuels have developed a new type of fuel that is compatible with gasoline engines. What's interesting is that this fuel is obtained from biodiesel. An additive, named Biolene, allows the intrepid to homebrew gasoline from biodiesel. Although I'm taking this with a pinch of salt, XcelPlus and Maverick BioFuels say they are happy with the results. According to Mr. Bill R. Smith, president of Xcelplus, "current testing of the fuel is being conducted with test vehicles run ex