"GM has a delicate balance to strike here -- trying to show its intent and ability to meet government demands for more innovation and a more fuel-efficient fleet, while also demonstrating frugality with taxpayers’ dollars. GM has time and again leaned on the Volt to bolster its credentials for its green innovation claims, but swift competitive salvation is a tall order for a car and technology that remain years away from securing a significant share of the mass market."
Josie Garthwaite reports for Reuters in earth2tech June 1, 2009. 
"Would GM’s Bankruptcy Derail the Chevy Volt?" (Environmental Capital/WSJ) 
"GM Says Bankruptcy Won't Affect the Volt" (Technology Review) 
"Does the Chevy Volt Still Have a Future?" (Green Car Website)