Paul Everitt, Chief Executive, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), has told ITV News Central that there has been a revival around the West Midlands which has been driven by the success of Jaguar Land Rover.
This comes after the SMMT announced that 2012 was a record year for UK car manufacturing, with 1.2 million cars being sent overseas.
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Most areas will have increasing cloud and some northern areas will turn misty with possible fog by the end of the night.
Dry and mild overnight. Some heavy showers on Saturday.
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