News of a £1 billion investment in the motor industry has been welcomed by companies across our region today.
Britain's motor business supports more than 700,000 jobs, with Vauxhall in Luton alone employing nearly two thousand people.
With the East home to manufacturing plants, high tech engineering companies and 3 Formula One teams, it's hoped the money will help create long-term economic security. Serena Sandhu reports.
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