Toyota made 60% more cars at its Derbyshire site last year than in 2012.
The increase marks the biggest growth out of all the car manufacturers in the country, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
180,000 cars rolled out of its Burnaston factory in 2013.
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Thousands of people across the Midlands stood still at noon today to remember those killed in the Tunisian terror attack.
Expect very high pollen levels this weekend, dipping slightly on Sunday.
The East Midlands joined the nation in a minute's silence at noon to remember the 38 victims of the Tunisian terror attack.