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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

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Head of Volkswagen's Audi arrested in Germany over diesel scandal

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Jun 01 2018

Deutsche Bank gets ECB, key investor support as S&P questions strategy

FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank, the ECB and its biggest investor sought to reassure shareholders and staff of its financial strength on Friday after S&P cut its rating and questioned its plan to return to profitability. | Video

May 31 2018

German carmakers hit by report Trump threatens to drive them off U.S. streets

BERLIN/FRANKFURT A report that U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to pursue German carmakers until there are no Mercedes-Benz rolling down New York's Fifth Avenue dented shares in the luxury car manufacturers on Thursday.

May 28 2018

Germany grills Daimler boss over extent of Vito van emissions fix

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Germany's Transport Ministry quizzed Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche on Monday over how many Mercedes-Benz vans and cars need to be fixed after a regulator said it had found illegal software in one of its models.

May 28 2018

German mail service to deliver British milk floats

FRANKFURT Many Britons will have their daily milk delivered by German vans after Deutsche Post won a contract to deliver 200 electric trucks to doorstep delivery service Milk & More.

May 28 2018

Germany grills Daimler boss over extent of Vito van emissions fix

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, May 28 Germany's Transport Ministry grilled Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche on Monday over how many Mercedes-Benz vans and cars need to be fixed to meet emissions rules.

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 24 2018

European autos tumble as U.S. tariff threat rattles Germans

FRANKFURT/PARIS A U.S. warning that it may introduce tariffs on foreign auto imports hit shares in German carmakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen, which together control more than 90 percent of the North American premium auto market.

May 24 2018

European carmaker shares drop on U.S. tariff fears

FRANKFURT, May 24 A U.S. warning it may introduce tariffs on foreign auto imports hit shares in German carmakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen on Thursday, which together have a more than 90 percent share of North America's premium car market.

May 04 2018

Ex-Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn charged in U.S. over diesel scandal

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT The United States has filed criminal charges against former Volkswagen AG boss Martin Winterkorn, accusing him of conspiring to cover up the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating, in a rare attempt to prosecute a CEO for company actions. | Video

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