The most famous industrial area in the UK is rapidly becoming a motoring centre of excellence. Slough Trading Estate in Berkshire was the setting for The Office, the BBC's spoof documentary featuring comic Ricky Gervais (image) as David Brent.
The Flying Spur will be a record breaker when it hits Bentley dealers in April. With a 195mph top speed, it will become the fastest saloon in production, matched by its ability to cover 0-60mph in 4.9 seconds.
Even before it goes on sale, Mazda's new 5 is causing a stir. On display in a walkway leading to a Tokyo rail- way station in Japan, this advert for the new people carrier is the longest promo poster in the world.