Transport and schools are severely affected by the nationwide walkout over pension changes.
China's Jingye has agreed to buy the whole company, but is reportedly furious about developments in France.
Users say they have had to wait days to get their money out and have struggled to get information.
Debts including credit card debt and personal loans have risen 11% to £119bn in two years.
One of the troubled firm's largest shareholders wants to lend it £55m through costly, high-interest bonds.
The Chinese company filed the case after it was labelled as a security threat by Washington.
The Lotus Evija goes into production next year and Click gets a look at what drivers can expect.
The move will as much as quadruple the rate it charges some customers.