Jaguar Land Rover is taking on 800 more people to build new models at its factory in Solihull. The firm says it will bring out eight new or redesigned cars.
It sold the most cars in the company's history last year.
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Dry start, with some brighter spells. However turning breezy, with rain spreading east during the morning.
A rather cloudy and wet day with rain, sometimes heavy, spreading northeast through the morning