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.
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CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the flight cancellations due to winter storm Stella.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest on air travel affected by winter storm Stella.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest details on air travel as some passengers are left stranded at airports from winter storm Stella.
Discussing the $15.3 billion deal for Mobileye from Intel and whether it will spark a M&A boom in the autonomous driving space, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and William Stein, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
James Albertine, Consumer Edge Research senior analyst, weighs in on Intel's $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye.
Intel buys Mobileye for $15.3 billion. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Phil LeBeau report the latest, including what the deal means for the future of self-driving vehicles.
As Mark Dunkerley sees it, Hawaiian Airlines is just scratching the surface of what it could become.
Tesla's industrial power packs are already having an impact on at least one state.
Tesla CTO JB Straubel speaks to CNBC's Phil LeBeau about the company's solar energy plans and outlook under the Trump administration.
Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas shares his views on Tesla in an interview Monday on CNBC's "Power Lunch."
Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas explains why he thinks the Tesla Model 3 will be 10 times safer than the average car.
Moody's says it expects U.S. new vehicle sales to decline slightly to 17.4 million units in 2017.
The joint venture is an opportunity to cash in on Mexico's booming domestic car market, Financial Times reports.