Metalworkers’ strike stops car assembly in South Africa

August 21, 2013

Vehicle production in South Africa has come to a standstill this week following a strike that began on Monday (19th) by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), affecting more than 30,000 workers across the country’s assembly plants. BMW, General Motors, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Toyota and Volkswagen are amongst those that have been hit by the walkout.