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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.

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Jun 02 2017

China agrees to delay electric car quota by a year: source

BERLIN/RASTATT China agreed to delay an 8 percent quota for electric and hybrid vehicles by a year until 2019, an auto industry source said on Friday, in a major concession for German carmakers seeking to expand in the world's largest auto market.

May 31 2017

Volkswagen woos BMW, Mercedes buyers in new upmarket push

HANOVER, Germany Volkswagen's troubled mass-market brand is pushing upmarket again with a new flagship model a year after ceasing the flopped Phaeton luxury saloon in a bid to lift margins and revive its post-dieselgate image.

May 23 2017

CEO says changing VW culture proving tougher than expected

HANOVER, Germany Some Volkswagen managers are struggling to adapt to the German carmaker's drive to improve accountability after its diesel emissions fraud, its chief executive said, suggesting it could take years to establish a new corporate culture.

May 22 2017

Volkswagen CEO says enforcing culture change poses challenges

HANOVER, Germany Volkswagen's top executive said some managers are resisting the German carmaker's push for a new era of accountability after its emissions fraud, suggesting it could still take years to establish a new corporate culture.

May 22 2017

VW's soccer sponsorship in limbo as Wolfsburg face relegation

BERLIN Volkswagen's expensively assembled soccer team VfL Wolfsburg face relegation from Germany's Bundesliga for the first time in 20 years, a move that could lead the carmaker to curb sponsorship as it grapples with its emissions crisis.

May 18 2017

Audi pledges full dieselgate transparency - CEO

NECKARSULM, Germany Audi pledged full transparency as it continues to clean up after the dieselgate emissions fraud but shareholders at the German luxury carmaker's annual meeting on Thursday again urged managers to reveal more about the scandal.

May 17 2017

Audi CEO's contract to be extended to end of 2022

BERLIN Audi boss Rupert Stadler will be given another five years as chief executive, the luxury division of German carmaker Volkswagen said on Wednesday.

May 10 2017

VW investors demand faster progress in dieselgate reforms

HANOVER, Germany Volkswagen needs to do more to regain the confidence of investors in the wake of its emissions scandal, despite a swift recovery in earnings, several shareholders told the German carmaker at its annual meeting on Wednesday.

May 10 2017

VW investors demand faster progress in dieselgate reforms

HANOVER, Germany Volkswagen needs to do more to regain the confidence of investors in the wake of its emissions scandal, despite a swift recovery in earnings, several shareholders told the German carmaker at its annual meeting on Wednesday. | Video

May 05 2017

VW looks to halt losses in Americas, Russia by 2020

WOLFSBURG, Germany Volkswagen's core brand has pledged to end losses in the United States, Latin America and Russia by the end of the decade, counting on cost cuts and higher-margin new models as it tries to move beyond its diesel emissions crisis.

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