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Disruptors Moving the Transportation Market

Transportation Disruptors

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

  • Makerbot Inks Deal; Waze Worries; Tumblr Attacks
    By: Eric Rosenbaum, CNBC.com
    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
    By: Eric Rosenbaum, CNBC.com
    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
    By: Eric Rosenbaum, CNBC.com
    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.

  • 2013 Disruptor 50: Getaround Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:33 PM ET

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

  • 2013 Disruptor 50: INRIX Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

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

  • 2013 Disruptor 50: 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.

  • 2013 Disruptor 50: Uber Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

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

  • 2013 Disruptor 50: Waze Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:35 PM ET

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

2014 CNBC Disruptor 50



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