CBP May Have Begun Long-Awaited Enforcement Action Against Auto Industry Under UFLPA – Reports Indicate Thousands of Volkswagen Vehicles Impounded

Customs and Border Protection Impounds Thousands of Volkswagen Vehicles – On February 14, 2024, it was reported that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) had impounded thousands of Volkswagen Group’s (“Volkswagen”) Bentley, Porsche, and Audi vehicles under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (“UFLPA”). These actions were apparently taken after Volkswagen discovered and voluntarily disclosed to CBP that the vehicles contained a small electronic subcomponent that came from a region in…
By: Foley Hoag LLP
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