Disruptors Moving the Transportation Market

Transportation Disruptors

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CNBC's Transportation 'Disruptor' Companies   

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.

  • 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

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

  • MakerBot's popular Replicator 2
    By: Eric Rosenbaum, CNBC.com

    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.

  • Google Maps App
    By: Eric Rosenbaum, CNBC.com

    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.

  • By: Eric Rosenbaum, CNBC.com

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

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

  • Inrix

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

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

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

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

2014 CNBC Disruptor 50

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