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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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Jul 20 2017

With new Takata air bag recalls, automakers may face more liabilities

TOKYO Takata Corp's bankruptcy filing last month was meant to draw a line under the auto industry's biggest safety recall, but last week's announcement of more air bag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities in the future. | Video

Jul 20 2017

With new Takata air bag recalls, automakers may face more liabilities

TOKYO Takata Corp's bankruptcy filing last month was meant to draw a line under the auto industry's biggest safety recall, but last week's announcement of more air bag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities in the future. | Video

Jul 19 2017

With new Takata air bag recalls, automakers may face more liabilities

TOKYO, July 19 Takata Corp's bankruptcy filing last month was meant to draw a line under the auto industry's biggest safety recall, but last week's announcement of more air bag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities in the future.

Jun 26 2017

Japanese air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets China backing

TOKYO/WASHINGTON Japan's Takata Corp, at the center of the auto industry's biggest-ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it had agreed to be largely acquired for $1.6 billion by the Chinese-owned U.S.-based Key Safety Systems.

Jun 26 2017

Japanese air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets China backing

TOKYO/WASHINGTON Japan's Takata Corp , at the centre of the auto industry's biggest-ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan, and said it had agreed to be largely acquired for $1.6 billion (1.26 billion pounds) by the Chinese-owned U.S.-based Key Safety Systems. | Video

Jun 22 2017

Nissan-Renault plan driverless ride-hailing service to beat off startup competition

TOKYO The Nissan Motor Co Ltd and Renault SA alliance plan to launch driverless ride-hailing and ride-sharing services in coming years, as the automakers look beyond making and selling cars to survive an industry being quickly transformed by new services.

Jun 19 2017

Subaru takes slow lane for self-driving cars, says costly for buyers

TOKYO While major automakers race to develop driverless cars, Subaru is taking a slower approach, saying its vehicles may be less advanced than its rivals' by 2020 as autonomous features remain costly for the buyers of Japan's smallest carmaker.

Jun 19 2017

Subaru takes slow lane for self-driving cars, says costly for buyers

TOKYO, June 19 While major automakers race to develop driverless cars, Subaru is taking a slower approach, saying its vehicles may be less advanced than its rivals' by 2020 as autonomous features remain costly for the buyers of Japan's smallest carmaker.

Jun 16 2017

Takata would stop making air-bag inflators under new plan -sources

TOKYO Japan's Takata Corp, facing bankruptcy over the biggest recall in automotive history, would stop making air-bag inflators after completing a global recall, under a restructuring plan under consideration by its steering committee, sources told Reuters on Friday.

Jun 16 2017

Takata would stop making air-bag inflators under new plan: sources

TOKYO Japan's Takata Corp , facing bankruptcy over the biggest recall in automotive history, would stop making air-bag inflators after completing a global recall, under a restructuring plan under consideration by its steering committee, sources told Reuters on Friday.

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