Dave Kunz
Dave Kunz has been an employee of ABC7 for a quarter century, becoming the Eyewitness News Automotive Specialist in February, 2001. In addition to his duties as a photographer and editor, his on-camera work makes ABC7 the only station in Southern California with a dedicated reporter covering automobiles and related topics.

Growing up in the San Fernando Valley, Dave always gravitated toward the Southern California car culture that was all around him. His television career started in an unusual way, however. Dave was offered a "temporary, part-time job" at KABC-TV while in college as a business major. Though business would always be something to fall back on (keeping his family happy), broadcasting was continually calling his name. He went on to a formative career in television, first at KTLA and then back at KABC.

Eventually Dave was able to merge his career in television with his passion for things with wheels, and now gets to experience just about anything that runs on gasoline (or increasingly, clean new cars that don't use any), and bring them to Eyewitness News viewers. He is a member of both the Motor Press Guild and the Society of Automotive Historians. Dave also volunteers as an emcee at local vintage car shows such as the Newport Beach Concours d'Elegance, the Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance and the Art Center Car Classic.

Dave spends his free time with his wife, Suzanne, who helps him keep a small collection of classic cars in (usually) running order.

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Dave's Stories
BMW and other brands focus on transitioning to high performance electric models
BMW will be producing electric sports cars, and they're not going to give up that high performance factor.
Car brands jumping on trend of maximizing off-road capabilities in pickup trucks
Automakers are making pickup trucks bigger and bolder, with improved off-road capability.
Acura's sporty Integra returns in a new era
Acura's newest model also carries its longest-running name: Integra. The iconic car is back after a long hiatus.
Mercedes-Benz opens its second-largest classic car center in Long Beach
Given Southern California's mild weather, time has been kind to Mercedes-Benz. Which is why the only Mercedes-Benz Classic Center in the U.S. is located here.
Dodge plans to retire Challenger as parent company plans for electrified future
Dodge's go-to muscle car, the Challenger, will soon be retired as its parent company looks to offer an expanded lineup of electric and hybrid vehicles.
911 Sally Special: Porsche and Pixar team up to create 'Cars'-themed one-off for charity
Porsche and Pixar teamed up to bring one of the most beloved "Cars" characters to life for charity.
All-female team in Diamond Bar building custom Ford Bronco for automotive trade show
An all-female team of car enthusiasts is hard at work building a custom Ford Bronco for a big Las Vegas trade show.
New trends with family SUVs: Bolder looks and better suited for off-road terrain
Family SUVs are following a new trend of looking cooler and being able to drive on rougher terrain. Ford and Nissan are coming out with newer models of the SUV that may encourage families to get away from civilization a bit.
Before Lexus moves to all-electric future, company releases conventional sedan with power
Lexus is planning for an all-electric future but for now is releasing a conventional powerhouse sedan, the IS 500 F Sport Performance.
During California drought, waterless-wash methods becoming more popular for cars
More drivers are turning to waterless wash products to keep their cars clean during California's drought.