Basil Raises Funds for Oishei Children’s Hospital; Giving Away Car

The Basil Family of Dealerships launched a new promotion this holiday season! The Basil HUG Project is designed to raise awareness and collect funds for the new Oishei Children’s Hospital. Our focus is the Basil Welcome Center and playroom, establishing the perfect environment for families and their children as they await critical care. This will be a fun, interactive space where parents can relax and children can play! The new Oishei Hospital offers a hub of doctors for various critical treatments these kids need daily, offering convenience and saving them from having to travel all over Western New York. Basil …

The Basil HUG (Help Us Give) Project

The Basil Family of Dealerships is raising funds for children in need this holiday season! The Basil HUG Project is designed to raise awareness about the new Oishei Children’s Hospital, as well as to aid the hospital in achieving their goals to establish a more accommodating and comfortable atmosphere for children and their families who need to receive critical care. Donate online at hug.basilcars.com between November 8th and December 13th, 2016 and be entered to WIN a new car from Basil, worth up to $21,000! Each Tuesday from November 14th to December 13th on Country 106.5 WYRK, one random finalist …

Basil Ford of Niagara Falls: Brand New Building Serves the Community

Basil Ford of Niagara Falls, located at 6980 Niagara Falls Blvd, is pleased to announce a brand new state of the art showroom and service center to be completed by March 2017. The project began in late August, with much work needed to the uneven parking lot and 30 year old building. Basil Ford of Niagara Falls’ brand new showroom will include a new customer lounge with outdoor patio seating for the warmer months, along with two glass garages where all new vehicle purchases will be delivered to customers, especially convenient for our harsh winters. There will also be a …

Robert Basil Dealership Raises Thousands for Hamburg High School through Buick Test Drive Event

Robert Basil Buick GMC Cadillac on the corner of Southwestern and Milestrip teamed up with Hamburg High School’s NAF Academy of Finance this past Saturday to raise over $3,000 for the club. Buick Drive for your Students is a program in which money is donated to a local high school for each test drive taken in a Buick from a local dealership. The students from the Hamburg NAF did an amazing job recruiting test drivers for the event, and totaled 152 test drives in only five short hours. This program has taught students not only about the Automotive Industry, but also …

Basil Ford Cars & Coffee Fundraiser to Raise Money for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in WNY

Basil Ford is pleased to host a Cars & Coffee Cruise Show for the public on September 18th from 10am-3pm at 1540 Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga just outside of the Indoor Showroom. There will be free coffee and donuts for all who attend with classic cars on display, a 50/50 and basket raffle, as well as the Roaming Buffalo food truck. All proceeds will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in WNY. “Basil Ford has put a team together for the Light the Night Walk for LLS this year, and we’re more than happy to have the Western New York …

Vehicles for Vets: Nicholas Green, US Marine Corp Vet, is Winner of New Car

The Basil Family of Dealerships has partnered with the Veterans One Stop Center of Western New York for the second annual “Vehicles for Vets” campaign, a summer long promotion in which a veteran or active serving military member will win a new vehicle. Since Memorial Day, the public has been able to go online and nominate friends and family who they believe deserve the new car. The final giveaway took place yesterday at the Erie County Fair at the GUSTO Grandstand and was presented by the 106.5 WYRK Breakfast Club. Nicholas Green was the first finalist to try his luck, …

Vehicles for Vets: Final Car Giveaway at the Erie County Fair, August 14th

The Basil Family of Dealerships has partnered with the Veterans One Stop Center of Western New York for the second annual “Vehicles for Vets” campaign, a summer long promotion in which a veteran or active serving military member will win a new vehicle. Since Memorial Day, the public has been able to go online and nominate friends and family who they believe deserve the new car. Over the course of nine weeks, Basil has collected 1,000 nominations online and has chosen one random finalist every week to be in the final car giveaway. Each finalist was also highlighted every Monday …

Basil Ford’s Commercial Truck Open House

Basil Ford is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of its stand-alone Commercial Truck center located at 1620 Walden Ave, two doors down from Basil Ford. This location is one-of-a-kind for the Western New York area as it is solely focused on the sales and service of special use vehicles, from Transit Connects to motor homes to everything in-between. The Grand Opening is being held July 15th from 11am-3pm. There will be a Chiavettas cookout with food provided, Ford Motor Company representatives, as well as truck experts from Unicell, and Ford Senior Master Technicians on hand answering questions and giving …

Basil Toyota & Volkswagen Donation to South Lockport Fire Department

Basil Toyota and Volkswagen are donating $10,000 to the South Lockport Fire Department to fund the purchase of improved ventilation, rescue and firefighting equipment. The Fire Department reached out to Basil Toyota and Volkswagen, and Basil generously fulfilled their request. Chief Benjamin Ripson stated that they are so grateful and “this equipment will further bolster the capability’s of all of their apparatus ensuring the fire department can provide the best possible service to the Town of Lockport. Last year Basil Toyota also made a donation to the South Lockport Fire Department by donating brand new Jaws of Life. Basil continuously …

Joe Basil Chevrolet Wins 8th Consecutive Dealer of the Year Award

On May 23rd, Joe Basil Chevrolet received the prestigious General Motors Dealer of the Year Award for 2016 for their 8th consecutive year. This is truly a rare achievement, as this award goes to the top 2% of Chevrolet over 3,000 dealers in the country based on sales and customer service satisfaction.  Starting in 1984 with 9 employees, Jim Basil, Dealer and President, credits his staff of over 260 members for this truly outstanding achievement. He states, “While the award says ‘Dealer of the Year’, I view it as the ‘Dealership of the Year.” The team’s commitment to providing first class …