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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 13 2017

VW schlägt Bund für Batteriezell-Produktion vor

Frankfurt Volkswagen entfacht die Debatte über eine Fertigung von Batteriezellen für Elektroautos in Europa neu.

Sep 13 2017

Europe needs to raise its game in car batteries: VW brand chief

FRANKFURT Volkswagen wants German and European industry to come together to help create a regional supplier of electric car batteries to provide competition to Asian manufacturers, the head of its core autos division told Reuters.

Sep 11 2017

Volkswagen spends billions more on electric cars in search for mass market

FRANKFURT Volkswagen is stepping up its shift to electric cars and plans to invest more than 20 billion euros ($24 billion) in zero-emission vehicles by 2030 to challenge pioneer Tesla in creating a mass market. | Video

Sep 06 2017

Lower Saxony premier candidate calls for outsider as next VW boss

HANOVER, Germany Someone from outside the auto industry should succeed Volkswagen chief executive Matthias Mueller, the man expected to lead the German state which is the carmaker's second-biggest shareholder told Reuters on Wednesday.

Sep 04 2017

Exclusive: VW's $1.8 billion Ducati sale stalls at union roadblock, strategy rift

LONDON/MILAN/BERLIN German carmaker Volkswagen has put the 1.5 billion-euro ($1.8 billion) sale of Ducati motorcycles on hold after resistance from German trade unions and internal rifts on strategy, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Aug 21 2017

VW in no hurry to sell assets, investments more important

WOLFSBURG, Germany Volkswagen is more focused on its multi-billion-euro shift towards electric vehicles and transport services than any potential sale of motorcycle brand Ducati or transmissions maker Renk, its head of strategy told Reuters.

Aug 10 2017

VW Group, Tata end talks on emerging markets tie-up

BERLIN Cooperation talks between Germany's Volkswagen Group and India's Tata Motors about joint development of a car for emerging markets have ended amicably, the two companies said on Thursday.

Aug 09 2017

VW workers want new car model for Germany to boost flagging output

BERLIN Volkswagen's powerful labor unions have called on the company to create more work for its German plants by increasing investment there and creating a new model for local production.

Aug 08 2017

German state conservatives take tougher line on VW oversight

BERLIN The party expected to win control of the German state of Lower Saxony, which owns 20 percent of Volkswagen, will push for tougher board oversight of the scandal-plagued carmaker, its regional leader told Reuters on Tuesday.

Aug 03 2017

German carmakers in emissions deal to try to avert diesel bans

BERLIN German politicians and car bosses agreed on Wednesday to overhaul engine software on 5.3 million diesel cars to cut pollution and try to repair the industry's battered reputation. | Video

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