Automaker also partnering with N.Y. that runs bike-sharing programs in 11 cities.
Has agreed to cooperate in the widening criminal investigation.
Automaker says the defect is linked to at least one death and three injuries.
Brake fluid could leak and cause fires in cars, SUVs.
Plant should be up and running by 2020.
Customers have complained of doors flying open while cars are in motion.
Rear hatches falling off.
NHTSA adding about 1.5 million cars, SUVs and vans to the recall, bringing total this year to nearly 2.4 million.
Rear hatches can fall on people and injure them.
Earnings, marketing part of reason for increase in sales.