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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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Battery suppliers struggle to keep up with demand for Porsche's Panamera

LEIPZIG, Germany Battery suppliers are struggling to cope with buoyant demand for Porsche's Panamera hybrid sedan, the sports car maker told Reuters, in a sign parent Volkswagen's shift to cleaner vehicles may be paying off, but also of the challenges involved.

Dec 12 2017

Audi CEO drops plan to sell motorcycle brand Ducati

INGOLSTADT, Germany Germany's Audi has abandoned plans to sell its Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, its chief executive Rupert Stadler said, in a sign of confidence that the carmaker expects to be able to carry the costs of its transformation.

Nov 17 2017

Volkswagen accelerates push into electric cars with $40 billion spending plan

WOLFSBURG/HAMBURG Volkswagen approved a 34 billion euro ($40 bln) spending plan on Friday that accelerates its efforts to become a global leader in electric cars. | Video

Nov 17 2017

VW steckt mehr als 70 Milliarden Euro in saubere Autos

Wolfsburg Volkswagen will nach 'Dieselgate' wieder in die Offensive kommen und in den nächsten fünf Jahren massiv in die Elektromobilität investieren.

Nov 16 2017

VW taps Brazil growth with new model to challenge Fiat, GM

BERLIN Volkswagen launched its new Virtus model on Thursday to tap Brazil's highest-volume segment as part of a recovery plan that analysts said will help it regain ground on rivals General Motors and Fiat in South America's largest car market.

Nov 16 2017

Volkswagen taps Brazil growth with new model to challenge Fiat, GM

BERLIN Volkswagen launched its new Virtus model on Thursday to tap Brazil's highest-volume segment as part of a recovery plan that analysts said will help it regain ground on rivals General Motors and Fiat in South America's largest car market.

Nov 07 2017

Investments weigh on BMW profit as it strives to regain industry lead

BERLIN Rising costs for new models and technology will weigh on profits at BMW for the rest of the year, it said on Tuesday, as the German carmaker battles to recapture ground lost to rival Mercedes-Benz .

Oct 30 2017

Continental in talks to buy Israeli autos cyber firm Argus: reports

TEL AVIV/BERLIN Germany's Continental AG is in advanced talks to buy Israel's Argus Cyber Security, whose technology guards connected cars from hacking, for about $400 million, Israeli media reported on Monday.

Oct 30 2017

VW brand upbeat as cost cuts, new models boost earnings

BERLIN Cost cutting and new models such as the Arteon fastback should continue to boost Volkswagen's main car brand in the fourth quarter after it doubled core earnings in July-September, it said on Monday.

Oct 27 2017

VW lifts profit target as cost cuts pay off, shares at eight-month high

BERLIN Volkswagen lifted its profit target for the year on Friday after cost cuts at its core autos division helped it outstrip third-quarter earnings forecasts.

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