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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 05 2018

Tesla 'quite likely' to meet Model 3 goal; Musk remains chairman

SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that building 5,000 Model 3s per week by the end of June was "quite likely" as the company's production lines were now demonstrating the ability to make 3,500 vehicles per week. | Video

Jun 05 2018

Tesla shareholders defeat proposal to separate Musk's roles

June 5 Tesla shareholders at an annual meeting on Tuesday re-elected three directors and voted against a proposal to split the chairman and chief executive jobs, both of which billionaire Elon Musk holds.

May 25 2018

Tesla seeks to dismiss securities fraud lawsuit: U.S. court document

SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Inc on Friday asked a court to dismiss a securities fraud lawsuit by shareholders who said the electric vehicle maker gave false public statements about the progress of producing its new Model 3 sedan.

May 25 2018

Exclusive: Tesla flies in new battery production line for Gigafactory

FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Inc has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric sedan, people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week. | Video

May 23 2018

Consumer groups ask U.S. agency to probe Tesla 'Autopilot' ads

SAN FRANCISCO Two U.S. consumer advocacy groups urged the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to investigate what they called Tesla Inc's "deceptive and misleading" use of the name Autopilot for its assisted-driving technology.

May 15 2018

Tesla plans six-day stoppage at factory for assembly line fixes: sources

SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Inc will pause production at its California factory for six days at the end of the May to work on fixes to its assembly line for its new Model 3 sedan, sources inside the company told Reuters.

May 03 2018

The price of Musk cutting off analysts? For Tesla, it's $2 billion

SAN FRANCISCO Ducking analysts' questions has a price: $2 billion. | Video

Apr 26 2018

Musk's 'no new capital' promise faces scrutiny when Tesla reports results

SAN FRANCISCO Investors are accustomed to the bold promises of Tesla Inc's Elon Musk, but his assertion that the electric vehicle maker will not need more funds this year has many scratching their heads. How can the chief executive deliver on his many goals without a fresh infusion of outside cash?

Apr 17 2018

Tesla says Model 3 production shut down temporarily

SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Inc has temporarily suspended its Model 3 assembly line in what the company said on Monday was a planned production pause, as the automaker continues to face challenges ramping up its new sedan.

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