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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Contact:
ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Dave Kunz
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

Dave's Stories
There are 2 new jaw-dropping museums that celebrate Southern California car culture
Two new car museums have now opened up to the public, and they have a mission: to preserve these classic cars and teach families about bygone days of Southern California automobile history.
Newer car models now offer option of a manual transmission as stick shifts become rare
Stick shifts are few and far between these days and are found in only about 1% of new vehicles sold.
New 2022 minivan offerings have sleek looks, rugged capability
These aren't your mother's minivans. For 2022 models, automakers are shedding some of the typical details that may turn some drivers off while keeping the convenience other drivers love.
The spotlight is on electric vehicles at the Los Angeles Auto Show
Electric cars are everywhere at the L.A. Auto Show as auto manufacturers show off their latest innovations.
Auto Show returns to Los Angeles after missing a year during pandemic
After missing a year during the pandemic, the LA Auto Show has returned, though some of the displays are scaled back.
Corvette, Porsche bring their sports car A-game to LA Auto Show
Heading to the L.A. Auto Show? Be sure to head to the Porsche and Chevrolet display where you can stop, stare, and start dreaming. After all, these high-powered sports cars are often called "dream-worthy."
Acura getting back to its roots with reimagined Integra compact
Blast from the past: Acura is returning the Integra to showrooms, one of the two vehicles that existed when the brand started back in the '80s.
Filling up your car in California is now costing you more than ever as gas prices reach record highs
The record-breaking gas prices in California are coming just as we head into the busy holiday travel season.
LA Auto Show featuring new 2022 pickup trucks that cover large, small ends of the popular segment
What do most people go to the L.A. Auto Show to see? Pickups! And for the 2022 model year, there are new choices from large to small.
Premium SUVs in a trimmer size are a growing sweet spot of the new-car market
As the premium sedan market has shrunk, the premium crossover SUV market has grown.