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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

Jun 14 2018

Didi Chuxing tightens car-pooling rules after murder threatens to dent image

(This version of June 13's story has been refiled to correct the time in paragraph three to midnight, from 12 p.m.)

Jun 13 2018

Didi Chuxing tightens car-pooling rules after murder threatens to dent image

BEIJING, June 13 China's biggest ride-sharing company Didi Chuxing said on Wednesday its car-pooling service drivers can only pick up passengers of the same sex in early morning and late evening, part of an on-going effort to regain trust following a murder of a female passenger earlier this year.

Jun 11 2018

EV startup Byton says China battery producer CATL to invest in it

BEIJING China's dominant battery producer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) has agreed to invest in Chinese-funded electric vehicle startup Byton, Byton said in a statement on Monday.

Jun 05 2018

GM China raises new-energy vehicle target to 20 models through 2023

SHANGHAI/BEIJING General Motors Co is accelerating the pace of electric vehicle (EV) launches in China as policymakers in the world's biggest auto market continue to promote EVs as an alternative to gasoline cars.

Jun 04 2018

Honda's China sales slump for 4th month amid quality issues

BEIJING Honda Motor Co Ltd's sales in China slumped for a fourth consecutive month in May, due to the lingering impact from a quality issue associated with the automaker's popular CR-V sport-utility vehicle.

May 23 2018

Tesla trims up to $14,000 off Model X in China after tariff cuts

BEIJING Tesla Inc has slashed up to $14,000 off its Model X in China after Beijing announced major tariff cuts for imported automobiles, a potential sales boost for the U.S. firm as the world's largest auto market pivots towards electric cars.

May 22 2018

China slashes auto import tariffs in boost to BMW, Tesla

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China will steeply cut import tariffs for automobiles and car parts, opening up greater access to the world's largest auto market amid an easing of trade tensions with the United States.

May 18 2018

Exclusive: Toyota plans to roll into China's EV market in GAC Motor vehicle

BEIJING Toyota Motor Corp is taking an unprecedented route to meet China's stringent green car quotas: its showrooms will sell an electric vehicle without the Japanese company's distinctive triple-oval logo. | Video

May 11 2018

Ford's April China vehicle sales slump 26 percent year on year

BEIJING Ford Motor Co's vehicle sales in China fell 26 percent in April, the company said on Friday, as its business remained under pressure in the world's biggest auto market partly due to a dearth of fresh products.

May 09 2018

Red light: Ford facing hold-ups at China ports amid trade friction - sources

BEIJING Ford Motor Co's imported vehicles are being held up at Chinese ports, three people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, underscoring how U.S. goods are facing increased customs scrutiny in China amid a tense trade stand-off.


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