Major automakers may be using Chinese aluminum produced with Uyghur forced labour, rights group says


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Open this photo in gallery: An SAIC Volkswagen plant in the outskirts of Urumqi in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, on April 22, 2021.Mark Schiefelbein/The Associated Press Automakers including Tesla TSLA-Q, General Motors GM-N, Volkswagen and Toyota TM-N are failing to ensure they are not using forced labour as part of their China supply chains, a report released Thursday by Human Rights Watch says. The U.S.-based non-profit linked some of the world’s largest car manufacturers to aluminum allegedly produced with forced labour by Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in China’s western Xinjiang region and other parts of the country....