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12:27, 5 JAN 2018
Car market to be stuck in the slow lane in 2018?
Professor David Bailey examines what impact the latest car registration figures will have on the automotive manufacturing sector
New car sales not quite on the right road
Professor David Bailey examines the impact of new vehicle excise duty and the rise in the cost of imported cars
Region's diesel could drop below £1 a litre
Price of diesel drops below that of petrol for first time in 14 years as forecourts respond to fall in wholesale prices
West Midlands store closures rise as high street struggle goes on
The number of store openings in the region fell in 2014 to 371 – 100 fewer than the year before
Sunshine's free - get it while you can
If the recent fall in global oil prices is sustained it could have a big impact on the affordability of UK renewables subsidies.
Are green energy levies working?
The political football that is the cost of energy, just got booted up field as the coalition Government quickly turns defence into attack.
Autumn Statement 2013: Chancellor delivers boost to motorists
Fears of another hike in the price of fuel have been allayed in the Autumn Statement
Average price of a litre of petrol falls below 130p
Data shows pumps charging 129.92p on average, rising from 76p ten years ago.
Broad Street Birmingham
Home truths of sustainable living
From a City Car Club to a central boiler, David Faers reports on a new generation of eco-friendly housing developments.
Listen to the hauliers on how to beat fuel price rises
We have yet to see another wave of lorry blockades - thank goodness - in protest at fuel price rises.
Hauliers' burden gets heavier with downturn
The Midland haulage industry is facing its toughest ever year and could be the forgotten victim of the retail downturn, it has been claimed.