Barbadians are being encouraged not to put the brakes on buying their dream car even in the face of economic uncertainty.
This message has come from Managing Director for CIBC FirstCaribbean Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Donna Wellington who touted the bank’s keenness to helping residents achieve their goals.
Wellington was addressing the second annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Red CARpet showcase at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Friday.
“Events such as these demonstrate that we in the financial services industry remain confident in both the motor services industry and in our economy and our ability to develop offers and solutions that are tailored specially to them,” said Wellington.
“Our strongest message to you our clients this evening is therefore, that you need not place your aspirations on hold even within a climate of economic uncertainty because we are committed to helping you achieve financial success,” she said.
The banker told the specially invited guests that the ongoing relationship between the financial institution and its clients were needed now more than ever in order to drive the industry forward.
As such, Wellington said the bank would continue to place significant focus on maintaining a strong relationship with its clients while ensuring constant innovation in how it offered its various services.
The Red CARpet event saw the showcase of an array of vehicles from new car dealers Courtesy Garage, Simpson Motors, McEnearney Quality Inc. (MQI), Platinum Motors, Nassco Limited and newcomers MegaPower Limited.
Guests were given details of each vehicle as they were driven on stage. They were also informed of the special offers being given by each or the car dealers.
The nightlights of the night were the electric veheicle Tesla X by EV dealer MegaPower and the stylish Ssangyong Tivoli, a sport utility vehicle introduced by Platinum motors to the Barbados market for the first time.
Guests were also treated by the new Honda Civic sport car, which was also on display by Platinum Motors.