Dan O’Dowd Interviewed by Der Spiegel

Problems are piling up in Elon Musk’s empire, but the boss is undeterred. Some now see the eccentric multi-billionaire at the top as more of a liability than an asset. Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” software is immature and extremely dangerous, says O’Dowd. It drives the car “like a drunk teenager.” The billionaire has made this fight his mission.

The Dawn Project’s safety tests of Tesla’s driver monitoring system published in Autoevolution

The Dawn Project’s most recent safety tests revealing that Tesla’s driver monitoring system will frequently fail to register the presence of a distracted driver and performs much worse than Ford and GM’s systems have been featured in Autoevolution. The Dawn Project’s tests were published in Autoevolution on 16 November 2023, and can be found here.…

Dan O’Dowd discusses Tesla’s manipulation of the legal system in International Policy Digest

Dan O’Dowd, Founder of The Dawn Project, comments on Tesla’s manipulation of the legal system to defend its defective self-driving software, and to keep information about fatal crashes hidden, in International Policy Digest. This article was published in International Policy Digest on 9 November 2023, and can be found here. In 2019, Micah Lee’s Tesla…

The Dawn Project’s tests of Tesla Full Self-Driving with US Congressman Salud Carbajal and California State Senator Monique Límon covered in Politico

Politico has covered Founder of The Dawn Project Dan O’Dowd’s ride-along with legislators, which revealed the dangers of Tesla’s Full Self-Driving software. The Dawn Project’s ride alongs were covered on 9 November 2023 in Politico, and can be found here. Politico reported on Dan and The Dawn Project’s ongoing campaign to ban Tesla’s dangerous and…

Dan O’Dowd Interviewed On CNBC Discussing The Dangers Of Tesla Full Self-Driving After Viral Live Safety Tests Show Tesla Full Self-Driving Running A Stop Sign

Founder of The Dawn Project Dan O’Dowd was interviewed on CNBC discussing the dangers of Tesla Full Self-Driving after The Dawn Project’s live safety tests revealed that Tesla’s self-driving software will run a stop sign and almost cause a collision. Dan’s interview was broadcast on CNBC on 29 June 2023 and can be viewed here…

Dan O’Dowd discusses how Elon Musk has deceived regulators and consumers over Tesla’s Full Self-Driving software in International Policy Digest

Dan O’Dowd discusses how Elon Musk has misled regulators into designating FSD as only a Level 2 Advanced Driver Assistance System by rolling out a fleet of 400,000 fully autonomous vehicles, without any of the regulations and testing that should apply. Dan’s article was published in International Policy Digest, 7 June 2023, and can be…

Dan O’Dowd examines the dangers of Tesla’s Full Self-Driving AI in International Policy Digest

Dan O’Dowd discusses the critical safety defects present in Tesla’s Full Self-Driving software and Elon Musk’s hypocritical stance on AI. Dan’s article was published in International Policy Digest, 16 April 2023, and can be read here.    Elon Musk strongly endorsed a recent open letter that calls to “Pause Giant AI Experiments”. Meanwhile, Elon is…

Dan O’Dowd calls on the California Office of Traffic Safety to keep road users safe from Tesla Full Self-Driving in CalMatters

Dan O’Dowd examines NHTSA’s recall of Tesla Full Self-Driving and calls on the California state government to act to keep the public safe from this dangerous and defective software.  Dan’s article was published in CalMatters, 16 March 2023, and can be read here.    California’s Office of Traffic Safety needs to do what the National…

Dan O’Dowd comments in International Policy Digest regarding NHTSA’s report on autonomous vehicle crashes

Dan O’Dowd, Founder of The Dawn Project, commented in International Policy Digest following the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) report into incidents involving vehicles utilising advanced driver-assisted technologies (ADAS), and more specifically in relation to the data regarding crashes involving Tesla’s Full Self-Driving and Autopilot systems.

Dan O’Dowd Comments On Russia Cyberattack Threat

Dan O’Dowd commented in UK newspaper City A.M. in relation to the potential threat of cyberattacks from Russia, which could cripple UK and US infrastructure. ““To cripple the UK, Putin does not need nuclear weapons,” explained cybersecurity expert Dan O’Dowd, who created the operating systems for Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Fighter Jets, the Boeing B1-B Intercontinental Nuclear Bomber and…