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 and Chuck Steven, General Motors CFO, run through the automaker's quarterly results and weighs in on where the company sees growth opportunities and sales incentives.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Toyota's shares moving lower on a decline in U.S. January sales, and insight to Ferrari's fourth quarter results.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on a slight beat for General Motors' U.S. sales in January.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Ford's January U.S. sales are down 2.6 percent versus an estimated 2.4 percent decline. CNBC's Jim Cramer provides perspective.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the new numbers on leasing luxury automobiles despite some very tough terms.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the first flight of the new version of the Boeing 737 MAX.
Tesla's entry-level $35,000 Model 3 electric car will be available for preorder on March 31, Elon Musk says on Twitter.
The electric automaker reported a fourth-quarter loss of 87 cents per share, but its shares got a boost from delivery guidance.
Volkswagen and Daimler are recalling 1.5M vehicles in the U.S. due to potentially faulty airbags made by Takata.
Google's self-driving car has received a boost after a U.S. regulator said the software behind the car should be defined as a "driver."