Vehicles made in the Midlands are leading the way in global sales.
The region is making far more cars this year than it did last but that figure could be even higher if smaller firms, who keep the big manufacturers going, could expand.
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Mostly cloudy tonight. Brighter with warm sunny spells tomorrow.
Another dry day with sunny periods, becoming locally very warm.