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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.

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13 Apr 2018

VW's new CEO treads carefully on road to reform

WOLFSBURG/BERLIN, Germany Volkswagen's new Chief Executive Herbert Diess embarked on the most far-reaching shake-up in the carmaker's history on Friday, seeking to unite a company whose feuding factions have often slowed reform. | Video

29 Mar 2018

Volkswagen offers to buy back new diesels if bans introduced

FRANKFURT Volkswagen will buy back new diesel cars if German cities ban them, it said on Thursday, seeking to reassure potential buyers and stem a plunge in sales of diesel vehicles.

29 Mar 2018

Volkswagen offers to buy back new diesels if bans introduced

FRANKFURT Volkswagen will buy back new diesel cars if German cities ban them, it said on Thursday, seeking to reassure potential buyers and stem a plunge in sales of diesel vehicles.

28 Mar 2018

Hapag-Lloyd sees calmer waters for shipping industry

HAMBURG Demand for shipping is growing and could outpace the supply of new vessels next year, helping to boost profits at Hapag-Lloyd as it also reaps the benefits of a recent merger, the German company said on Wednesday.

09 Mar 2018

Europe's tourist hot spots look for ways to cope with the crowds

BERLIN Europe's tourist hot spots are looking for new ways to cope with "overtourism," where cities like Venice, Dubrovnik and Barcelona are struggling to manage huge crowds arriving daily on cheap flights and cruise ships.

09 Mar 2018

U.S. fails to keep pace with global tourism boom

BERLIN The United States is missing out on a global boom for tourism, hurt by a so-called Trump slump and currency exchange rates, travel industry experts said at a gathering in Berlin this week.

08 Mar 2018

Turkish hotels struggle to raise prices even as tourism rebounds

BERLIN Tourism in Turkey will make a major comeback this summer as Germans and Russians flock back to its beaches, but accommodation prices will take longer to recover from a couple of tough years, hoteliers say.

08 Mar 2018

INTERVIEW-Egypt's new tourism minister reviews airline incentives

BERLIN, March 8 Egypt is reviewing a system of incentives for airlines that were put in place to bring back foreign visitors, the new tourism minister said on Thursday.

28 Feb 2018

German travellers return to Turkey after attacks and coup attempt

FRANKFURT, Feb 28 Summer bookings to Turkey by German holidaymakers have doubled, though are still far from the levels seen a few years ago, German market researcher GfK said on Wednesday.

23 Feb 2018

BMW, Great Wall sign letter of intent for electric Mini JV in China

FRANKFURT German premium carmaker BMW and China's Great Wall Motor Co have signed a letter of intent to jointly produce electric Mini vehicles in China, BMW said on Friday.

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