The U.S. investment in General Motors could total nearly $50 billion. It is difficult to predict how much of the government's money will be repaid. Consider the following:
SOURCE: Staff reports | The Washington Post - June 30, 2009
Uncertainty Clouds Recovery of U.S. Investment in GM Article | If a new General Motors emerges from bankruptcy as planned, U.S. financial aid for the company will expand to nearly $50 billion, but neither the government nor the company is forecasting how much of the public money will be repaid.