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Danny King

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Danny King is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor who’s been covering industries such as automotive, travel, entertainment, hospitality, real estate and electronic commerce since 2000. His experience includes staff and freelance work for Bloomberg News, Daily Variety, AOL’s AutoblogGreen, Travel Weekly and the Los Angeles Business Journal.

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    Official: Toyota Camry lineup gets interior and tech updates one year in
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    When it debuted last year, the Toyota Camry came in for some criticism over its interior, most centered on material choices – both in quality (not enough) and variety (too much). Thus, Toyota has responded after just one model year, updating both materials and features on its gas-powered ...

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    Official: Allstate adds 'Watch For Motorcycles' signs in more than 30 cities
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    You might question whether a diamond-shaped yellow sign will make drivers keep an extra eye out for motorcyclists, but if it saves a life, who's to argue? Insurance company Allstate has added "Watch for Motorcycles" signs at intersections in over 30 cities this year after studying which road ...

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    Official: 2013 Ford Fusion campaign will feature 'Idol's' Ryan Seacrest
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    Just when you thought you could get away from Ryan Seacrest... The host of Fox's "American Idol" will be featured in an upcoming advertising campaign that will pitch the 2013 Ford Fusion. Seacrest will help spearhead Ford's "Random Acts of Fusion," which will introduce the model to potential ...

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    Report: New owners still struggling to secure rights to use Saab name
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    Not to state the obvious, but if you're going to buy an automaker, it's probably advisable to secure rights to use the name. That's what the new owners of Saab are trying to work out after buying the iconic Swedish automaker earlier this month, Automotive News reports. National Electric Vehicle ...

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    Report: CAFE standards upheld by U.S. appeals court
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    No dice, partner. Federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for 2012-16 were upheld this week by a U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., quashing efforts by certain industries and a number of states to overturn the mandate, The Detroit News reports. The standards, which have ...

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    Report: Fisker loan spurs more questions from senators
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    Um, about that $337 million. Fisker Automotive and its pending federal government loan has spurred a letter from two U.S. senators to Energy Secretary Steven Chu questioning the appropriateness of the loan, The Detroit News reports. In their letter to Chu, senators John Thune (R-South Dakota) ...

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    Official: Ford Taurus adds 32-mpg EcoBoost option for 2013
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    Smaller with engines, bigger with fuel economy. That's what Ford is doing by adding its 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder to its Taurus lineup that the automaker says will give the model the best highway mileage of any large sedan. On the strength of its EPA ratings, the new turbo four will beat ...

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    Report: NY Mayor suggests shaming bad drivers, posting pictures and names
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    Run a New York City red light holding a Super Big Gulp in one hand, and you could find yourself really hosed. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recently and notably suggested banning the sale of super-sized soft drinks in the city, proposed posting pictures and names of drivers who run ...

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