Ford Says Strikes Won't Weaken Ties to South Africa

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By Tiisetso Motsoeneng JOHANNESBURG, July 10 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co has a long-term commitment to South Africa, its regional head said, playing down any concerns about strikes that an engineering federation said had prompted the U.S. carmaker to consider pulling out of the country. The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (SEIFSA) said the local head of Ford, Jeff Nemeth, told SEIFSA's chief executive that "he was under pressure from his head office to pull ...

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