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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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16 Nov 2017

Electrolux steps up spending for North American factory overhaul

STOCKHOLM Electrolux , one of the world's biggest home appliance makers, is launching an 8 billion Swedish crown ($950 million) investment drive to modernize its factories, especially in North America, to better compete with cheap Asian competition.

20 Oct 2017

Volvo shares hit record as earnings top forecasts on surging truck demand

STOCKHOLM Sweden's AB Volvo reported a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly core earnings on Friday as stronger demand for heavy trucks more than offset costs stemming from strains on its supply chain, sending its shares to a record high.

10 Oct 2017

We're all human: 'Nudge' theorist Thaler wins economics Nobel

STOCKHOLM/CHICAGO U.S. academic Richard Thaler, who helped popularise the idea of "nudging" people towards doing what was best for them, won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for his work on how human nature affects supposedly rational markets. | Video

03 Oct 2017

How we tick: U.S. 'body clock' scientists win Nobel medicine prize

STOCKHOLM/LONDON U.S. scientists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young won the 2017 Nobel prize for medicine on Monday for unravelling molecular mechanisms that control our internal body clocks. | Video

20 Jul 2017

Volvo Cars profit rises, plans tech-sharing Geely venture

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Volvo Cars sold more vehicles in Europe and China in the first half that helped drive up earnings 21 percent and said it would set up a joint venture with its Chinese parent to share technology with other brands in the Geely group.

19 Jul 2017

Stretched supply chain curbs Volvo margins as demand for trucks surges

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Volvo said on Wednesday that a stretched supply chain and extra costs to meet strong demand for its trucks dented margins in the second quarter, even as it reported a rise in profits and order intake.

06 Jul 2017

Geely's Volvo to go all electric with new models from 2019

STOCKHOLM All Volvo car models launched after 2019 will be electric or hybrids, the Chinese-owned company said on Wednesday, making it the first major traditional automaker to set a date for phasing out vehicles powered solely by the internal combustion engine. | Video

05 Jul 2017

Daimler sues SKF in wake of EU competition settlement

STOCKHOLM Sweden's SKF said on Tuesday it was being sued by German automaker Daimler AG in the wake of a 2014 EU settlement for violations of competition rules in the European bearings industry.

05 Jul 2017

Volvo sagt Benzin- und Dieselmotoren adieu

Stockholm Volvo verabschiedet sich als erster traditioneller Autobauer von Benzin- und Dieselmotoren.

25 Apr 2017

Volvo profit jumps on cost cuts and strong truck demand

STOCKHOLM Swedish truck maker Volvo reported a far bigger than expected increase in first-quarter core earnings on Tuesday as robust demand and years of cost cutting boosted turnover and profitability.

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