CAPE TOWN, Sept 9 Car makers in South Africa
signed a new three-year wage deal with militant union Numsa on
Friday, industry officials said, easing concerns of a labour
dispute in a key export and manufacturing industry.
"The new wage agreement gives us a platform on which we can
plan further investment in the sector," said Mike Whitfield,
president of the auto industry body and managing director of the
Nissan Group of Africa.
The deal helps allay fears of labour unrest potentially
affecting car makers such as Ford, Volkswagen
(Reporting by Wendell Roelf; Editing by James Macharia)