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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

Nov 16 2017

Bouygues shares rise as Bouygues Telecom raises profitability goals

PARIS French conglomerate Bouygues reported a forecast-beating 37 percent jump in nine-month operating profits, driven by a robust performance at its telecoms arm, which raised its forecasts and helped to send Bouygues shares higher.

Nov 09 2017

Peugeot speeds Opel technology shift to cut emissions

FRANKFURT/PARIS Peugeot maker PSA Group vowed to move Opel models onto its own technology faster than initially planned to improve their emissions performance and secure promised savings from its acquisition of the loss-making German carmaker. | Video

Oct 06 2017

Vinci's acquisitive energy arm hunts more targets in Europe

PARIS French energy infrastructure and automation company Vinci Energies' apparently insatiable appetite for takeovers remains undiminished as it strives for leadership of the highly fragmented outsourcing industry.

Sep 28 2017

Bouygues would use Alstom cash to develop core businesses - CFO

PARIS Bouygues said it did not plan to expand outside its three core telecoms, media and construction businesses, and added that if it were to sell its Alstom shares, it would use the cash to further develop those main divisions.

Sep 18 2017

CEO of France's Sanef says will look at ATMB if privatized

PARIS Motorway operator Sanef, owned by Spain's Abertis, would be interested in investing in France's state-controlled Mont Blanc Tunnel and Motorway (ATMB) if it was privatized, Sanef's chief executive said on Monday.

Sep 15 2017

Renault-Nissan seeks to double savings from closer cooperation

PARIS Renault-Nissan pledged to double savings to 10 billion euros ($11.9 billion) by 2022 partly through closer cooperation with Mitsubishi Motors but left key questions about the carmaking alliance unresolved. | Video

Aug 04 2017

Lottery, Paris airport could kick off French privatizations within weeks: sources

PARIS The national lottery, Paris's main airport operator and several other firms deemed not strategic could kick off a wave of French privatizations this autumn, banking sources with knowledge of the plans said.

Jul 26 2017

Peugeot hits new profit record as stronger pricing prevails

PARIS PSA Group reported record profitability at its core manufacturing division in the first half as stronger pricing enabled the maker of Peugeots and Citroens to overcome weaker sales in Europe and China. | Video

Jun 29 2017

Audi to use Valeo's stop-start technology in sports coupe: sources

PARIS/BERLIN Luxury carmaker Audi will introduce Valeo's micro-hybrid "stop-and-start" systems in its RS5 sports coupe, sources told Reuters, in a sign that the Paris-based supplier may be tapping new premium demand for the fuel-saving technology.

Jun 15 2017

Renault-Nissan's Ghosn says no plans for extra bonus scheme

PARIS Renault-Nissan has no current plans to introduce an additional bonus scheme for executives at the carmaking alliance, Chairman Carlos Ghosn said on Thursday.

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