The company’s plant in St. Petersburg will go dark by mid-year.
Chevrolet will unveil the redesigned sixth generation of its classic muscle car on Belle Isle.
Brooke Melton, 29, died in a 2010 crash near Atlanta when the ignition switch of her Cobalt slipped out of the run position.
General Motors is agreeing to a $5 billion stock buyback, heading off a proxy fight with a group of hedge funds.
The recall affects cars from the 2013 through 2015 model years.
The new total, which is four more than last week, was posted Monday on an Internet site by compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg.
General Motors confirmed Thursday that it will put the Chevrolet Bolt electric concept car into production, and the vehicle will be built at the Orion plant in Oakland County.
The families of 52 people killed in crashes caused by faulty General Motors small-car ignition switches will receive millions in compensation from a company fund.
If it weren’t for the recalls, 2014 would have been a stellar year for General Motors.
“I can say that there will likely be more” death and injury claims granted, compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg said.