There's been a big increase in sales of new cars this month across the Midlands, official figures revealed today.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says it shows there's been a rise in confidence among buyers.
The society says the Midlands as a whole has fared better than the rest of the country.
More top news
Selfless Donna Wood from Staffordshire has left her husband and children at home so she can help save lives in Sierra Leone.
From Sierra Leone to Cyprus, 8,500 Christmas boxes were sent out to every serviceman and woman from the UK.
Bishops from across the Midlands have been sharing their messages for this Christmas.