BMW Imported 8,000 Vehicles into US with parts from banned Chinese Supplier

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In this episode, we dive into a whirlwind of headlines:

Sony’s Surprising Moves: Sony signs an NDA with Paramount Global, raising eyebrows as they remain reticent about an earlier plan that could shake up the industry. What’s behind the secrecy?

BMW’s Controversial Imports: A new Senate report reveals that BMW imported 8,000 vehicles into the US using parts from a banned Chinese supplier. We’ll unpack the implications and potential fallout.

A report by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden’s staff said BMW imported 8,000 Mini Coopers with parts from a Chinese supplier banned under a 2021 law and that BMW continued to import products with the banned parts until at least April.

The report said Jaguar Land Rover imported spare parts with JWD components after December, adding that the automaker quarantined all existing inventory containing the JWD component globally for destruction. Jaguar Land Rover said as soon as it learned of the issue it “immediately stopped all shipments of the two affected aftermarket service parts.”

The company added it “takes human rights and forced labor issues seriously and has an active ongoing program of human rights protection and anti-slavery measures.”

Marvel Mania: Deadpool and Wolverine are set to join forces on the big screen! Hear all about how Shawn Levy has signed on to direct after regretting his previous decision to pass on ‘The Wolverine’.

Disney’s Bold Casting Decisions: Big changes are afoot for Disney+’s ‘Hawkeye’. As Season 2 gets the green light, we’ll discuss the report that Jeremy Renner is being replaced and what it means for the show’s future.

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