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Labor Strife Hits South African Automakers

What started small is now growing into a national issue.

by on Aug.11, 2010

Labor unrest has rippled across South Africa’s automotive sector, shutting plants and disrupting production throughout the country.

The strike has the potential to become one of the largest walkouts in the history of South African auto industry, which has expanded rapidly in recent years.

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One of the hardest hit automakers was BMW AG, which uses its assembly plant in Rosslyn, South Africa as the platform for exporting vehicles to other parts of the world.