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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 07 2018

GM to sell new electric car batteries to Honda in North America

General Motors Co will supply advanced batteries to Japan's Honda Motor Co, the companies said Thursday, a move that could significantly reduce the cost of future electric vehicles at both automakers after 2020.

Jun 07 2018

GM to sell Honda advanced electric car batteries in North America

June 7 General Motors Co will supply advanced batteries to Japan's Honda Motor Co, the companies said Thursday, a move that could significantly reduce the cost of future electric vehicles at both automakers after 2020.

Jun 04 2018

Heavy factory, dealer discounts fuel U.S. truck price war

Heavy discounts of up to $16,000 per vehicle are fueling a "truck war" among full-size pickups sold in the United States by the Detroit Three, a Reuters analysis shows.

May 31 2018

SoftBank joins GM in self-driving car race; GM shares soar

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp will invest $2.25 billion in General Motors Co's autonomous vehicle unit Cruise, the companies said on Thursday, a deal that validates the venerable Detroit automaker's leadership in self-driving cars and sent GM shares up nearly 13 percent. | Video

May 10 2018

GM sees custom designs, personal ownership for self-driving cars

General Motors Co , which plans a ride-sharing fleet of robotaxis for next year, is looking at further business opportunities for self-driving cars, such as custom designs that could be almost unrecognizable from those of today, a top executive said on Thursday.

May 10 2018

Ford says lost truck production will hit second quarter earnings

DETROIT Ford Motor Co's quarterly earnings will be affected by shutdowns at three U.S. truck plants caused by a fire at a key parts supplier, the U.S. automaker said on Wednesday, while affirming its full-year earnings estimate. | Video

Apr 26 2018

GM results dented by pickup truck changeover

DETROIT General Motors Co on Thursday reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings despite a drop in production of high-margin pickup trucks as it gears up for new models, but investors disappointed by the automaker's lower pre-tax profit sent its shares down more than 2 percent. | Video

Apr 25 2018

Ford accelerates cost-cutting plan, will drop most U.S. sedans

DETROIT Ford Motor Co on Wednesday outlined a plan to cut costs and boost profit margins at a faster pace than previously announced, which includes dropping traditional sedan models in North America that have become increasingly unpopular with consumers.

Apr 24 2018

China ride-hailing giant Didi eyes purpose-built fleet as auto market shifts

BEIJING/DETROIT China's Didi Chuxing, already disrupting the global ride-hailing market and taking on U.S. rival Uber, has its sights set on an even bigger potential prize: designing and getting built its own dedicated fleet of Didi cars.

Apr 23 2018

China's ride-hailing firm Didi wants to develop 'purpose-built' cars with automakers

BEIJING/DETROIT Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is exploring ways of collaborating with established automakers and parts suppliers to jointly develop cars purpose-built for its services, the company said on Tuesday.

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