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 Stevens, CFO of General Motors, discuss the automaker's quarterly results and provides an outlook on where they are finding growth. We are executing to those things we can control and we are on plan, says Stevens.
Navistar and Volkswagen said they will collaborate to launch an electric medium duty truck in North America by late 2019.
Michelin has a 3D-printed tire concept that it says could be ideal for self-driving cars, but it needs to figure out how to manufacture them, according to the Verge.
Deutsche Bank raised its rating for General Motors to buy from hold, saying the company will launch an autonomous driving vehicle sooner than its peers.