JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South Africa's National Union of Metalworkers says members in car manufacturing plants will go on strike July 26, according to Reuters.
The union is demanding a 9 percent wage increase. Manufacturers are offering 6.5 percent.
Auto exports make up about 12.8 percent of the country's total exports.
Automakers building vehicles there include BMW, Daim-lerChrysler, Ford Motor Co., General Motors, Nissan and VW.