The automotive world is changing all the time, and it’s fast. People from all corners of the industry are guiding the way we buy, fuel, service, and even drive our cars. So who’s making the biggest impact right now?

Tesla Motors’ main man Elon Musk feels like an obvious pick here. He’s really worked hard to get his “wacky” idea from a small fleet of shoddily-built boutique cars to a company that’s now considered a frontrunner in both automotive technology and business.

Who else is determining the future of our cars, where are the working, and what are they doing?

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