Phil LeBeau is a CNBC auto and airline industry reporter based at the network's Chicago bureau. He is also editor of the Behind the Wheel section on CNBC.com.
LeBeau has reported one-hour documentaries for the network, including "Dreamliner: Inside the World's Most Anticipated Airplane," "Ford: Rebuilding an American Icon" and "Saving General Motors" and "Failure to Recall: Investigating GM," which won a 2014 Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Award.
Prior to joining CNBC, LeBeau served as a media relations specialist for Van Kampen Funds in Oak Brook Terrace, Ill., and was instrumental in implementing an initiative to communicate the company's mutual fund and investment practices to the public and the press. While at Van Kampen, LeBeau held a Series 6 license.
Previously, he held general assignment reporting positions at KCNC-TV, the CBS affiliate in Denver, and KAKE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Wichita, Kan. LeBeau began his career as a field producer at WCCO-TV in Minneapolis, where he wrote, produced and researched consumer stories. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism with a bachelor's degree in journalism and broadcasting.
Follow Phil LeBeau on Twitter @Lebeaucarnews.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at how a new air traffic control system could improve the flying experience for travelers.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Ford slashes guidance as the automaker puts investments into new technology.
Michael Chertoff, former U.S. DHS secretary, weighs in on the electronics travel ban on airlines. With CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Warm weather and an economy heating up mean a record number of people will be flying this spring.
Discusses the latest capital raise for Tesla and what deregulation could mean for the electric vehicle industry, with Rob Cihra, Guggenheim Securities, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
President Trump calls for the review of current fuel economy standards, six weeks after meeting with auto CEOs at the White House. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau report President Trump is expected to reopen a review on fuel economy rules set by the Obama administration.
Using hedge fund analytics tool Kensho, we found the stocks with the highest 6-month correlation to Ford.
Safety in cars is the primary factor driving car sales, which means the Model 3 could be a huge seller.
GM shares were down modestly after Ford said its first-quarter profit would be lower than expected.
Deutsche Bank predicts 95 percent to 96 percent of cars in 2025 will still use internal combustion engines.