Coda Goes Bankrupt, America Loves Diesel, And GM's China PlanTravis Okulski5/01/13 9:00amFiled to: The Morning ShiftTMS1201EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThis is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important?Advertisement1st Gear: Coda Electric Files For Chapter 11Late last year little electric car maker Coda laid off pretty much every employee it could to keep the lights on. Now things have gotten worse: Coda has filed for bankruptcy. Here's the ominous message on their website.