Jaguar Land Rover is expected to deliver a giant boost to the automotive industry by revealing it is doubling the size of its new engine plant in the Midlands.
The company is set to create extra jobs at its new i54 plant in Wolverhampton.
The £500 million investment is said to come following continued global demand.
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Dry for much of the day with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.
D-Day veterans from the West Midlands were given France's highest honour today, 18 months after a pledge to award every living soldier.