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    Ford Says Strikes Won't Weaken Ties to South Africa  

    The U.S. automaker's regional chief, Jeff Nemeth, says a strike that has shut down General Motors production in the country and could expand to Ford hasn't shaken his company's "long-term commitment to South Africa."...More
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    UPDATE 2-Renault seeks financial partner to resume business in Iran  

    * In talks with U.S., French governments over Iran * Has been approached by Turkish, international banks (Adds Renault executive comment on Latin America) By Evren Ballim ISTANBUL, June 19 (Reuters) - French automaker Renault is looking for a financial partner to resume full operations in Iran and is in talks with the U.S. and French governments on the issue, one of its senior executives said....More
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    S. African Metalworkers Union Threatens Another Strike  

    The union, which represents 220,000 workers, last year brought auto production – which represents around 6% of economic output – to a standstill with a 4-week walk-out at parts manufacturers....More
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    South Africa Company Buys Stake in China's Great Wall  

    Super Group, a South African logistics company, now owns a 50.1% stake in Great Wall, Africa's leading automotive exporter....More
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    Toyota to Expand South Africa Operations Despite Auto Strikes Last Year  

    Wage-related stoppages in 2013 prompted BMW to say it was freezing expansion plans in the country and left others in a sector that accounts for 6% of GDP considering how much to invest there....More
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    BMW Freezes South African Production, Cites "Unstable" Labor Environment  

    Automakers are preparing to resume full production following the end of a 4-week strike by parts makers, but BMW says the walkout should have ended weeks ago....More
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    South African Auto-Parts Workers Reject Pay Offer  

    The walkout has halted South African production by automakers including BMW, Daimler, Toyota and Volkswagen....More

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