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Joseph White

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

Feb 13 2018

GM to shut one South Korea plant, decide on fate of others within weeks

DETROIT/SEOUL U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday used a decision by General Motors Co to close one of its four plants in South Korea to launch fresh criticism of the U.S.-South Korea trade agreement. | Video

Feb 12 2018

GM will shut a South Korean plant, more cuts could follow

DETROIT, Feb 12 General Motors Co will close one of four vehicle assembly plants in South Korea, and will decide the future of the remaining operations within weeks, based on the outcome of talks with the government and labor unions, GM President Dan Ammann told Reuters on Monday.

Jan 25 2018

Ford buys transport services startups Autonomic, TransLoc

DETROIT Ford Motor Co on Thursday said it will buy transportation software companies Autonomic Technologies Inc and TransLoc Inc for undisclosed sums as part of a strategy to expand ride services and transport businesses.

Jan 22 2018

After Amazon miss, Detroit shows largest new auto plant in two decades

DETROIT Days after Detroit lost out in the race to host Amazon.com Inc's second headquarters, the city's mayor and the billionaire owner of auto supplier Flex-N-Gate Corp offered a sneak preview of what will be the largest new auto factory built in the city since the 1990s.

Jan 18 2018

Peugeot CEO - U.K. plants uncompetitive, open to South America alliance

Peugeot SA Chief Executive Carlos Tavares said on Thursday he planned to meet next week with the automaker's UK unions and government officials to discuss the future of Peugeot's Vauxhall plant, where Tavares said production costs are twice those of its plants in France.

Jan 17 2018

Peugeot CEO outlines ambitious plan to re-enter U.S., go electric

DETROIT Peugeot SA Chief Executive Carlos Tavares said on Wednesday the French automaker is using the know-how of former Opel engineers acquired from General Motors Co to develop vehicles to re-enter the U.S. market, and said Peugeot will offer electrification as an option on all its vehicles by 2025.

Jan 17 2018

Peugeot CEO: All PSA vehicles will electrified by 2025

DETROIT, Jan 17 Peugeot SA Chief Executive Carlos Tavares said on Wednesday that by 2025 "the PSA Group will be 100 percent electrified," and will offer "no less than 40 electrified vehicles."

Jan 16 2018

Ford gives disappointing outlook, says turnaround to take years

DETROIT Ford Motor Co on Tuesday estimated financial results for 2017 and 2018 that fell short of investor expectations, in a downbeat forecast that contrasted with a more positive outlook from rival automaker General Motors Co .

Jan 16 2018

GM sees flat 2018 earnings, with pickups picking up in 2019

DETROIT General Motors Co shares rose on Tuesday after the company said 2018 earnings will be largely flat compared with 2017 and forecast higher profits in 2019 when its revamped line of high-margin pickup trucks hits the U.S. market. | Video

Jan 16 2018

GM sees 2017 EPS near top of target, 2018 'in line' with 2017

DETROIT, Jan 16 General Motors Co said on Tuesday that it expects 2017 full-year earnings per share to hit the high end of its forecast and that 2018 earnings will be in line with results of a year earlier.

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