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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Heavy and thundery showers will die out in most places during the evening, but may continue near the Humber for most of the night.
Showers will slowly clear overnight. Any mist and low cloud will clear during the morning, leaving bright or sunny spells.
A man who once played for West Brom, Notts County and Lincoln has appeared in court over an alleged match-fixing conspiracy.