◼ The Chevy Volt has earned some criticism because of resentment against the General Motors bailout. But there's plenty of deserved criticism, too. - Yahoo
The Obama administration has poured millions into auto battery technology that gets no better mileage than the 1896 Roberts electric car. There's a chance, therefore, the Chevy Volt will join other failed cars of the past in the rust bin of auto history.
Aside from the $31,600 plus cost barrier, the lithium-ion batteries of the Chevy Volt have a tendency to blow up after impact, according to recent NHTSA crash tests.
◼ Gov't Motors offering loaner cars to worried Chevy Volt owners - USA Today
◼ 2nd electric car battery fire involving CHEVY VOLT... ^ - San Diego Union Tribune
◼ CHEVY VOLT CATCHES FIRE -- 3 WEEKS AFTER CRASH! ^ - Detroit Free Press
◼ 114-year-old electric car gets same mileage as Chevy Volt - The Daily Caller
◼ Chevy Volt Sparks Garage Fire 4/14/11 - WFSB