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    Jaguar XE Brings £100m Investment to Castle Bromwich

    Jaguar XE is to slowly transfer production from its current base in Solihull to its Castle Bromwich site. The move will see Castle Bromwich take over manufacturing of the luxury XE car.  Currently, the XF, F-TYPE and XJ are...

    Fast But Less Furious

    23-year-old Hayden Gager, from Coventry, has started a remote control ‘drifting’ car club with his friends in an attempt to get troubled youngsters off the streets. He hopes the club will take drifting, a driving procedure where the driver deliberately...

    Clean Air Zones Signs Causing Confusion

    Clean Air Zone road signs proclaiming 'Charges apply Pay online' which have been fitted across Birmingham city centre have not gone live. Drivers, including those new to the city, might think they could be charged immediately for driving in certain...

    New Speeding Laws Maximise Fines and Penalties

    New laws coming into effect next week will see speeding penalties severely increased. According to the Sentencing Council, this is to ensure there is a “clear increase in penalty as the seriousness of offending increases”. Serious offenders may suffer a...

    World’s First Dent-Proof Car

    The Tokyo Motor Show wasn’t dented by a concept car equipped with external airbags that protects the vehicle from being dented in a collision. The Flesby II ultra-compact vehicle has it’s body panels covered with soft, next generation rubber. "We put...

    Student Caught Speeding claims his speedometer confused him

    A 22-year-old student was caught speeding at 89mph in a 30mph zone had claimed he was going so fast because his metric speedometer confused him. Khalid Al-Qahtani was seen driving down Ling Road, Loughborough, at nearly 60mph over the speed limit...

    Aston Expressway and more to close this weekend

    Due to maintenance, the A38(M) Aston Expressway and Junction 6 of the M6 is to be closed from 8pm tonight till Monday 6am. Diversion will be in place but it is highly advised that motorists plan their routes into Birmingham...

    £45 Million Injection for Midlands Automotive Sector to Create 3,000 Skilled Jobs

    Government to invest £35 million to help thriving £70 billion automotive sector Highly-skilled automotive and advanced manufacturing jobs will be created Investment will also improve industrial transport links on the A45, including a new bridge to connect Whitley South to the...

    The ‘Corsa Cannibals’ a new crimewave sweeping the West Midlands

    Motorists are being cautioned of a new crime trend in which specific cars are targeted by professed 'Corsa Cannibals'. Thieves are alleged to be stripping bonnets from Vauxhall Corsas across the region - with the West Midlands now gripped by...

    Driverless Cars in Coventry

    Coventry car maker Jaguar Land Rover intend to create over 100 research vehicles as part of a driverless car project. A four-year-long project, they will be tested on motorways in Coventry. Initial features of the cars include cars being able...