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 Delta tightening its rules on service animals.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on how automakers have fared in the year since President Trump took office.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Ford's disappointing 2018 outlook as it looks to expand their truck line-up.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Boeing to form a joint venture with Adient to develop airplane seats.
Boeing and Adient have agreed to form a joint venture to develop and manufacture airplane seats, the companies said Tuesday.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from the Detroit Auto Show about the popularity of pickup trucks from major automakers.
At the Detroit Auto Show, CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest on automaker sentiment on the effect of NAFTA renegotiations on the auto industry.
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne speaks to CNBC's Phil LeBeau on the sidelines of the Detroit Auto Show about the launch of the new Cherokee model and the company's plans for production with the uncertainty around the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
CNBC’s Phil LeBeau reports on comments from General Motors CEO Mary Barra on what the GOP tax reform bill means for the car-maker.
Automakers are starting to make changes to new cars to cater to Uber and Lyft drivers, USA Today reports.
Jim Cramer explained how he uses his shopping experiences to help determine which retailer stocks are not worth buying.
Customers in New York, Boston and Miami will be able to see and sit in the Model 3 for the first time in those cities.
The CEO of Peugeot said that all PSA vehicles will be 100 percent electrified by 2025.