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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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China gives Baidu go-ahead for self-driving tests after U.S. crash

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China's capital city has given the green light to tech giant Baidu Inc to test self-driving cars on city streets, indicating strong support for the budding sector even as the industry reels from a fatal accident in the United States.

Mar 19 2018

Relationship goals: Ford tries to rebuild trust with China partners

BEIJING After 20-odd years of "marriage" in China, Ford Motor Co is having relationship issues. | Video

Mar 09 2018

Ford's China vehicle sales in February fall 30 percent year-on-year

BEIJING Ford Motor Co said on Friday its vehicle sales in China, hampered in part by a dearth of new products, fell a sharp 30 percent in February from a year earlier, as it continued to struggle in the world's largest auto market.

Mar 07 2018

Great Wall seeks to double vehicle sales by 2025, plans electric car push

BEIJING China's Great Wall Motor Co Ltd aims to more than double its annual sales to 2 million vehicles by 2025, with roughly a third of those expected to be all-electric battery cars.

Mar 02 2018

Honda stops selling new CR-Vs in China after recall plan rejected

BEIJING Japan's Honda Motor Co has halted new sales of CR-V crossovers in China and may have to do the same with its Civic model after a Chinese watchdog rejected the automaker's plan to recall 350,000 of the cars to fix a problem.

Mar 01 2018

How Geely's Li Shufu spent months stealthily building a $9 billion stake in Daimler

SHANGHAI/BEIJING When Daimler announced that Li Shufu had acquired almost 10 percent of the automaker last Friday, it caught financial markets - and German regulators - by surprise.

Feb 25 2018

Daimler stärkt Allianz mit chinesischem Partner BAIC

Peking/Frankfurt Mitten in der Aufregung um den Einstieg des chinesischen Autobauers Geely bei Daimler haben der Stuttgarter Autobauer und sein chinesischer Partner BAIC Motor eine Milliarden-Investition in China angekündigt.

Feb 24 2018

China's Geely makes $9 billion Daimler bet against tech 'invaders'

BEIJING/FRANKFURT Chinese carmaker Geely [GEELY.UL] has built up an almost 10 percent stake in Daimler in a $9 billion bet by its chairman that he can access the Mercedes-Benz owner's technology in the growing battle for the future of automotives.

Feb 24 2018

Geely chairman builds $9 billion stake in Germany's Daimler

BEIJING/FRANKFURT The chairman of Chinese carmaker Geely has built up an almost 10 percent stake in Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler , making a $9 billion (£6.4 billion) bet that he can push through an alliance to access the German company's technology.

Feb 12 2018

Japan's Honda to recall 350,000 cars in China over engine issue

BEIJING Honda Motor Co Ltd will recall roughly 350,000 vehicles in China to resolve a cold-climate engine issue and quell a barrage of customer complaints that has hit the automaker over the past month.


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