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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

08 Feb 2018

After record 2017, Geely's Volvo Cars sees more growth ahead

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Volvo Car Group expects stronger earnings and sales this year after the Chinese-owned automaker reached new records on both counts in 2017 thanks to strong demand for a string of new models, particularly in China.

31 Jan 2018

Order boom helps truck maker Volvo to raise market outlook

STOCKHOLM Swedish truck maker AB Volvo raised its outlook for commercial vehicles markets on both sides of the Atlantic as strong demand across most of its business helped it to produce a 30 percent rise in fourth-quarter core earnings.

20 Nov 2017

Volvo Cars to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

STOCKHOLM/SAN FRANCISCO Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars. | Video

20 Nov 2017

Volvo Cars to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

STOCKHOLM/SAN FRANCISCO Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars. | Video

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.

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