Leicester has seen one of the biggest increases in traffic congestion, according to a new survey by TomTom.
It has found average journeys in the UK last year took longer than in 2012. The firm also claims building new roads or widening existing ones are not effective in tackling congestion.
A Black Country car parts manufacturer has secured contracts worth £7million from BMW and Renault, which could lead to the creation of up to 80 jobs.
Cab Automotive, based in Tipton, produces interiors for cars including seats, arm rests and dashboard consoles.
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Plans to improve traffic in the Midlands will be announced today by the government as part of a £25billion national infrastructure investment.
The funds will go towards making the A50 in Staffordshire safer, and cut traffic back-log around Uttoxeter.
The Government says work on the road will start no later than 2016. and the funding will come from the insurance industry.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said the £25 billion investment from insurance companies into British infrastructure projects was a "massive vote of confidence".
Speaking at the construction site of National Grid's London Power Tunnels, Mr Alexander said the investment was "more evidence we are rebuilding Britain."
Simon Cowell has said he still favours Jaguars, as the new F Type Coupe is launched at the Los Angeles Motorshow.
He explained how his father had an E-Type, and he looks forward to seeing the next generation of that in action.
The new Jaguar F-Type Coupe has been unveiled at the Los Angeles Motorshow. This video shows the power of the new car, and the sound of the engine.
The car is built at the Jaguar Land Rover plant in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham.
Jaguar have unveiled the F-Type Coupe in front of the world's press at the Los Angeles Motorshow.
The car is built in Castle Bromwich, Solihull, and is expected to go on sale in showrooms from early next year.
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