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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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12:09pm EDT

GM to add shift at Tennessee plant making SUVs, crossovers

DETROIT, April 25 General Motors Co said on Wednesday it will start a third shift at its Spring Hill assembly plant to meet strong demand for its popular GMC Acadia midsize SUV and the Cadillac XT5 crossover, adding around 700 jobs.

9:20am EDT

GM banks on Chinese vehicle family to boost Brazil sales

DETROIT/SAO PAULO General Motors Co is planning for long-term profitability in South America built on the back of draconian cost cutting during Brazil's recession and the same low-cost vehicles it is developing for Chinese consumers, which are due to hit dealerships in 2019.

7:00am EDT

FOCUS-GM banks on low-cost vehicles in Brazil as auto sales rise

DETROIT/SAO PAULO, April 25 General Motors Co is planning for long-term profitability in South America built on the back of draconian cost cutting during Brazil's recession and the same low-cost vehicles it is developing for Chinese consumers, which are due to hit dealerships in 2019.

Apr 20 2018

GM Korea delays vote on bankruptcy protection to Monday as talks fail

SEOUL/DETROIT General Motors' South Korean unit delayed a decision to file for bankruptcy protection until Monday afternoon, after the automaker failed to reach a wage deal with its labor union in time to meet a Friday deadline.

Apr 18 2018

GM abruptly replaces head of Cadillac brand

General Motors Co said on Wednesday that it was replacing Johan de Nysschen as head of its Cadillac brand, ahead of the launch of a new sport utility vehicle central to GM's hopes for luxury market growth.

Apr 18 2018

VW's Electrify America to install EV chargers at Walmart stores

DETROIT Volkswagen AG unit Electrify America will install electric vehicle charging stations at more than 100 Walmart Inc store locations in 34 U.S. states by mid-2019 as part of Electrify's plans to bolster charging infrastructure across the country, the two companies said on Wednesday.

Apr 17 2018

VW unit Electrify America selects suppliers for U.S. EV chargers

DETROIT Volkswagen AG unit Electrify America said on Tuesday it has selected several suppliers, including Switzerland's ABB LtdS> and South Korea's Signet EV Inc, to install more than 2,000 high-speed electric vehicle chargers in the United States by the end of 2019.

Apr 03 2018

In self-driving cars, human drivers and standards come up short: experts

Autonomous cars should be required to meet standards on their ability to detect potential hazards and better ways are needed to keep their human drivers ready to assume control, U.S. auto safety and technology experts said after fatal crashes involving Uber Technologies Inc and Tesla Inc vehicles.

Apr 03 2018

Strong economy, discounts boost automakers U.S. March sales

DETROIT Major automakers on Tuesday reported higher new vehicles sales for March on the back of a strong U.S. economy and big consumer discounts, sending shares in Detroit's automakers up.

Apr 03 2018

Automakers' March U.S. sales rise, lifted by strong economy

DETROIT, April 3 Detroit's automakers posted sales gains in new vehicles in March on the back of a strong U.S. economy, sending shares in both General Motors Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV up in early trading.

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