Parts Strike Forces Ford, Toyota to Halt South African Production – Wall Street Journal
JOHANNESBURG—Ford Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. said Monday that both will temporarily halt output at their main production plants in South Africa as a strike by the country’s biggest labor union enters the third week.
Auto manufacturer employees aren’t on strike but workers at auto part producers are, and that has had a knock-on effect for the car makers. Ford said has stopped production at its Silverton plant which makes the Ford Ranger and is then distributed to markets in other parts of the world. Toyota said it is…