FOREIGN used car sales have taken a hit since the arrival of Covid-19 and the Government’s stay-at-home orders, but instead of folding, dealers have found that a customer-centred approach and new products have kept their doors open.

The industry consists of 500 registered dealers and supports thousands in the satellite businesses such as mechanics, car detailers and those newly trained to service both hybrid and fully electric cars, according to president of the Used Car Dealers Association, Visham Babwah.

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THE POINT Lisas Industrial Estate is not under severe threat, but is suffering from a “short-term stumbling block,” from which T&T will recover hopefully in the f…

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AT a time when many companies in the local construction sector are struggling financially, NH International has launched an internship programme, aimed at providing t…

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SENIOR manager of investment management at Scotiabank T&T, Christopher Clarke says he would not be surprised if there is another exchange rate adjustment in this …

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LAST week, we discussed the basics of investing, setting financial goals and deciding on the type of investment that may best suit you. In this article, we’ll focus o…

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SIXTEEN years ago, the T&T Chamber started the Business Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was introduced to bring attention to the important role and contributions of business in building the economy of Trinidad and Tobago and at the societal and environmental levels. As the market evolved, the Chamber saw the need to focus on different aspects of the business sector, and in 2014, the event was re-branded the Champions of Business (COB).

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MAJOR CRUISE lines say they will test all passengers and crew for Covid-19 before boarding as part of their plan for resuming sailing in the Americas.

The Cruise Lines International Association, a trade group that represents 95 per cent of global ocean-going cruise capacity, said Monday that its members will also require passengers and crew to wear masks while onboard whenever physical distancing can’t be maintained.

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Trinidad and Tobago will be featured in an upcoming episode of the Emmy Award-winning reality series The Amazing Race.

Season 32 of the globe-trotting adventure series—which was filmed in T&T before the Covid-19 pandemic—will premiere on October 14 and will feature 11 teams of two travelling the globe.

This season includes stops in Trinidad and Tobago, Germany, France, Kazakhstan and Brazil, among other locations.

Teams compete for a US$1 million prize.

THE 1.6 million LED bulbs promised by the Government will be distributed to some 400,000 T&TEC residential customers starting today.


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