Paul Everitt from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says the Midlands' car industry has done well over the last year with investment from Jaguar Land Rover, Toyota and Mini.
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The Birmingham singer's dream ended when she lost out to girl group Four of Diamonds in Sunday's sing-off.
"Street cruising in the city has escalated recently posing a real threat to innocent, law-abiding motorists and pedestrians."
It will be a grey start to Monday with patchy rain and drizzle moving in from the south.