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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 12 2017

Carmakers face electric reality as combustion engine outlook dims

FRANKFURT European car bosses are beginning to address the realities of mass vehicle electrification, and its consequences for jobs and profit, their minds focused by government pledges to outlaw the combustion engine. | Video

Sep 11 2017

Carmakers face electric reality as combustion engine outlook dims

FRANKFURT, Sept 12 European car bosses gathering for the Frankfurt auto show are beginning to address the realities of mass vehicle electrification, and its consequences for jobs and profit, their minds focused by government pledges to outlaw the combustion engine.

Sep 11 2017

Electric cars only half as profitable at first - Daimler

FRANKFURT Daimler has set a new target of saving 4 billion euros (3.63 billion pounds) by 2025 to help offset the lower profitability of electric cars, which at first may only earn half the margin of equivalent vehicles with combustion engines.

Sep 11 2017

Electric cars only half as profitable at first: Daimler

FRANKFURT Daimler has set a new target of saving 4 billion euros ($4.8 billion) by 2025 to help offset the lower profitability of electric cars, which at first may only earn half the margin of equivalent vehicles with combustion engines.

Sep 07 2017

BMW gears up to mass produce electric cars by 2020

FRANKFURT/MUNICH Germany's BMW is gearing up to mass produce electric cars by 2020 and will to have 12 different models by 2025, it said on Thursday, as traditional manufacturers race to catch up with U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla .

Sep 07 2017

The death of the car show?

PARIS/FRANKFURT Frankfurt's vast auto show, which opens next week, is already getting attention of the wrong kind - for its impressive list of no-shows.

Aug 08 2017

Autonomous cars race narrows on doubts about clear path to profit

FRANKFURT/DETROIT BMW and Daimler, the world's top luxury carmakers, have announced alliances with suppliers, talking up the virtues of having a bigger pool of engineers to develop a self-driving car.

Aug 07 2017

German regulator probes VW, Daimler for disclosure violations

FRANKFURT German markets regulator BaFin said it was probing whether Volkswagen and Daimler had violated disclosure rules, following media reports that both carmakers made use of whistleblower provisions to regulators.

Aug 04 2017

BMW reassured top staff about cartel allegations: sources

FRANKFURT Germany's BMW has told its top managers that regulators probing reports of collusion among German carmakers will find the allegations hard to justify, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Aug 03 2017

Banning diesel vehicles cars could dent car finance - Moody's

FRANKFURT, Aug 3 Banning diesel vehicles in European cities could threaten the way automakers help to finance car sales with loans, rating agency Moody's warned on Thursday, undermining a technique used to help sell billions of euros worth of cars.

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