Phil LeBeau

Phil LeBeau

Phil LeBeau is an auto and airline industry reporter at CNBC.
Ford Doubling Silicon Valley Workforce in Push Toward Self-Driving Cars
Ford

Ford Doubling Silicon Valley Workforce in Push Toward Self-Driving Cars

The Michigan-based automaker announced plans to accelerate its development of self-driving cars, as it races to keep up with its traditional competitors and technology companies alike.
Hertz Signs Rental Deals With Uber and Lyft
Hertz

Hertz Signs Rental Deals With Uber and Lyft

With these deals Uber and Lyft drivers will be able to rent Hertz vehicles for longer periods such as several weeks or months.
For Frequent Fliers, Using Miles Is Getting Easier
Reward Programs

For Frequent Fliers, Using Miles Is Getting Easier

According to the latest Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey of more than 7,000 domestic and international flights that are scheduled from June through October, 76.6 percent offer reward seats.
Tesla's New Model Makes History With Perfect Score From Consumer Reports
Cars

Tesla's New Model Makes History With Perfect Score From Consumer Reports

The P85D is 'unlike anything we've ever seen,' said Consumer Reports' head of automotive testing.
Drivers Don't Use Half of the High-Tech Features Offered in Cars, Study Shows
Customer Experience

Drivers Don't Use Half of the High-Tech Features Offered in Cars, Study Shows

A look at the tech innovations drivers want and don't want.
Airlines Are Freeing Up More Frequent Flier Seats
Airlines

Airlines Are Freeing Up More Frequent Flier Seats

This is something frustrated fliers will find hard to believe, but it appears to be true.
Elon Musk's Hyperloop Moves Closer to Becoming Reality
Make More Happen

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Moves Closer to Becoming Reality

This time, a company wants to build it over a five-mile stretch in California.