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Disruptors Moving the Transportation Market

Transportation Disruptors

CNBC's Transportation 'Disruptor' Companies
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reveals the disruptor companies in the transportation industry, including Inrix and Uber.

Getaround, Inrix, SpaceX, Uber and Waze are the transportation disruptors on the inaugural CNBC Disruptor list, selected for changing the way we drive--lowering carbon emissions, car use and road rage--and even for planning to take us to Mars one day.

  • Musk: Autopilot Cars, Hyperloops and Cheaper Tesla Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:33 AM ET
    Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors Co.

    Self-driving cars will be in Tesla's future, CEO and founder Elon Musk tells CNBC, and the company has been in preliminary talks with Google about the project.

  • Google Makes It Official and Seals Deal With Waze Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 12:25 PM ET
    Google

    Google bought Israeli mapping startup Waze on Tuesday for an undisclosed sum.

  • Makerbot Inks Deal; Waze Worries; Tumblr Attacks Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:18 PM ET
    MakerBot's popular Replicator 2

    Makerbot being bought by Stratasys; Google's Waze deal may face regulatory roadblock; Tumblr's David Karp attacks social media companies for "gross" self-promotion.

  • Why Google Wants to Get You Out of Traffic Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 1:15 PM ET
    Google Maps App

    Google announces the acquisition of maps app Waze, after Facebook failed to reach a deal with the Israeli company. Waze's real-time data attracts a high price tag.

  • Technology Companies Down-Shifting Road Rage Friday, 17 May 2013 | 9:30 AM ET

    Four companies on CNBC's inaugural Disruptor 50 list are attacking the unsustainable transportation system: Getaround, Inrix, Uber and Waze.

  • Getaround Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:33 PM ET

    Solving the problem of car overpopulation and the unsustainable transportation system.

  • INRIX Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:34 PM ET
    Inrix

    The big data provider of traffic. The largest traffic information network in the world, offering real-time, historical and predictive traffic flow information.

  • SpaceX Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:33 PM ET

    Designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft, with the goal of ultimately enabling people to live on other planets.

  • Uber Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    A smartphone and Web-based, on-demand professional car service ordering system.

  • Waze Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:35 PM ET

    World's fastest-growing, community-based traffic and navigation app.

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