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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

Jan 17 2018

Exclusive: GM, DHL use a Chinese plant to lead manufacturing change

LIUZHOU, China,  Inside General Motors Co's vehicle assembly plant in this southern China city, many workers wear the red-and-yellow uniforms of DHL, the logistics company.

Dec 17 2017

Are China's cars finally going to make inroads in Western markets?

BEIJING After a decade of development, often through buying or benchmarking foreign technology and know-how, Chinese automakers are looking with greater ambition at selling their cars in major Western markets. | Video

Dec 15 2017

Renault, China's Brilliance Auto form light commercial vehicle venture

BEIJING Renault and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd have formed a joint venture to design and manufacture light commercial vehicles (LCVs) in China, with an aim to sell 150,000 such vehicles a year by 2022, the two firms said on Friday.

Dec 11 2017

Chinese electric car maker to put 'Weltmeister' on road next year

BEIJING WM Motor Technology Co, one of a new breed of Chinese electric car companies, will use its company name "Weltmeister" as its brand and plans to start taking orders for its first product, a sport-utility vehicle, from April.

Dec 06 2017

Exclusive: Ford set for China tie-up with Alibaba to test online, direct auto sales - source

BEIJING Ford Motor Co is expected to sign as early as Thursday a deal with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd which may allow the U.S. automaker to test selling cars to consumers in China through Alibaba's online retail arm Tmall, as well as via a new “auto vending machine” store concept, according to a Ford source familiar with the matter.

Dec 05 2017

Chinese EV start-up WM Motor says to get funding from group led by Baidu Capital

BEIJING Chinese electric vehicle (EV) startup WM Motor Technology Co Ltd will receive a sizable injection from a group of investors led by Baidu Capital, a unit of Chinese internet search firm Baidu Inc , WM Motor's founder and chief executive told Reuters.

Dec 05 2017

Group led by Baidu Capital to invest in EV start-up WM Motor - MW exec

BEIJING, Dec 5 WM Motor, one of China’s electric car startups, will receive a sizable investment from a group of investors led by Baidu Capital, WM Motor founder and chief executive Freeman Shen told Reuters.

Nov 29 2017

Exclusive: Daimler rebuffs Geely offer to buy stake; Geely still hopeful of a deal - sources

HONG KONG/BEIJING Daimler AG has turned down an offer from China's Geely to take a stake of up to 5 percent via a discounted share placement, as the German automaker has long been reluctant to see existing shareholdings diluted, sources with knowledge of the talks said.

Nov 29 2017

Geely-Volvo considering making Lynk & Co cars in Belgium, South Carolina: executive

NINGBO, China China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd [GEELY.UL] and its Volvo Cars unit are considering making Lynk & Co branded vehicles at Volvo plants in Belgium and the U.S. state of South Carolina, a senior Lynk & Co official told Reuters on Wednesday.

Nov 24 2017

New Nissan engine bids to extend life for internal combustion

BEIJING Nissan Motor Co, an early mover in the electric vehicle market, will use the Los Angeles auto show next week to send a message about gasoline-fueled engines: They're not dead yet.

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