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 a "good, but not great" weekend for autos, and November auto sales expectations.
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CNBC's David Faber reports the latest on President-elect Donald Trump's efforts to try to keep Carrier in the U.S. And CNBC's Phil LeBeau weighs in.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the update on where travelers are headed this holiday weekend.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the update on airline travel from O'Hare Airport in Chicago.
The average age of an American's car hits a record high, CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in on auto stocks.
Gone are the days when a 10-year-old car with 100,000 miles was called a beater.
Boeing's Ray Conner is to step down as head of Commercial Airplanes unit; GE Aviation's Kevin McAllister is to replace Conner. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on President-elect Donald Trump's tweets taking credit for keeping a Ford Motor plant in the U.S. rather than moving to Mexico.
American and European companies are pouring money into autonomous driving, but the big market may end up being in Asia.
Volkswagen launched a new division, shifting its focus to catering for customers who prefer to pay for use of a vehicle.
Used cars and trucks are getting new love as 2016 is on track for a record number of preowned vehicle sales.
All proceeds of the Ferrari auction go to earthquake recovery efforts in Central Italy, reports the Verge.