Tech Master Musk Defends an Industry Under Threat From Technology

Elon Musk is the disrupter in chief.

Tesla’sĀ  (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. ReportĀ CEO has, in less than 20 years, transformed the car industry. The billionaire entrepreneur’s premium electric vehicles are perceived by many, in the industry and outside it, as living rooms on four wheels.

Automakers are increasingly competing on the technologies they put into their cars; it is a rare new vehicle that lacks some of the latest innovations.

This revolution has been pushed and accelerated by Tesla and Musk, who are known for delivering over-the-air software updates — and continuous innovation — to their