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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

17 Nov 2017

Nissan's Infiniti to start producing new SUV in China next year

BEIJING Nissan Motor Co's premium brand Infiniti will start producing next year a new crossover sport-utility vehicle in China, its No.2 market after the United States, using existing manufacturing capacity in the northeastern city of Dalian.

13 Nov 2017

GM's electric car sales will meet quotas by 2019, says China chief

BEIJING General Motors Co's China joint ventures will be able to generate enough new energy vehicle (NEV) sales volume to account for NEV production quotas by 2019 and without the need to buy credits, GM China chief Matt Tsien said on Monday.

03 Nov 2017

Toyota China sales likely to grow steadily but lag Japan rivals

BEIJING Toyota Motor Corp , Japan's biggest automaker by volume, has fallen to the No. 3 spot among Japanese automakers in China, due to lack of presence in a key segment – a situation experts say will likely prevail well past the middle of 2018.

27 Oct 2017

Toyota scrambles to ready 'game-changer' EV battery for mass market

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp is scrambling to solve outstanding issues as it races to commercialize a battery breakthrough during the first half of the 2020s with the potential to cut the cost of making electric cars.

26 Oct 2017

Hydrogen fuel-cell car push 'dumb'? Toyota makes a case for the Mirai

TOKYO Having invested heavily in hydrogen, a technology derided by Tesla chief Elon Musk as "incredibly dumb", Toyota Motor Corp is making a renewed push for fuel cell cars to fill a role in a future dominated by electric battery vehicles.

25 Oct 2017

Japanese carmakers warm to EVs, but still see role for hydrogen

TOKYO Japanese automakers are finally embracing electric cars, showcasing concepts ranging from compact sportscars to all-wheel-drive mini SUVs at this week's Tokyo Motor show, although they haven't given up on alternative technologies.

25 Oct 2017

With new technology, Mazda gives spark to gasoline engine

HIROSHIMA, Japan In the high-stakes, high-cost battle among global automakers to develop ever more efficient vehicles, one of the biggest breakthroughs in internal combustion engine technology in years looks to be coming from one of the industry's smaller players.

22 Oct 2017

Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report

Electric car maker Tesla Inc reaffirmed on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year, but declined to comment on a report that a deal has been reached.

22 Oct 2017

Tesla moves closer to deal to build cars in China

Oct 22 Electric car maker Tesla Inc said on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year.

05 Oct 2017

Nissan's premium brand Infiniti global sales up 8 percent in September

BEIJING Nissan Motor Co's premium brand Infiniti sold 21,523 vehicles globally in September, up 8 percent from a year earlier and pushing the brand's worldwide sales in the first nine months of this year to 182,884 vehicles, up 11 percent.


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