Jaguar Land Rover confirmed today at the 83rd Geneva Motor Show that its new engine factory is going to double in size, creating around 1,400 jobs.
The new plant, which is being built outside Wolverhampton, has doubled in size to accommodate demands.
In 2012, 350,000 vehicles were sold around the world.
ITV News Central has been to the construction site near Wolverhampton.
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It will be another day of frequent sunny spells, brisk winds, and isolated showers.
Friday will remain cold in the breeze with a mixture of sunny spells and isolated showers.
Outbreaks of rain, sleet and some hill snow are forecast across the region through Saturday morning.