Jaguar Land Rover made more than four hundred and thirty million pounds profit in just three months. That's double the amount it made in the same period last year.
As our business correspondent Mark Gough reports, huge demand in China is fuelling the rapid growth of the firm with more than two thousand jobs at its factories in the Midlands.
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A band of persistent, occasionally heavy rain moves eastwards over the region.
Winds increasing further on Monday morning with a persistent band of rain sinking south across the area by midday.
Thousands of runners took part in the Great Birmingham 10K. The 6.2mile event went around the city, ending on Broad Street.