Mike Basil Wins Lockport Business Association Man of the Year Award!

Screen Shot 2017-01-27 at 4.34.04 PM Mike Basil, owner of Basil Toyota, has won Lockport Business Association’s 2016 Businessperson of the Year award.  Mike Basil has contributed personal and corporate efforts to support events and  organizations throughout the Lockport community and all of Western New York and is no stranger for his stellar accomplishments. In the past Basil has received Time’s Dealer of the Year award and a 6 time recipient of Toyota Motor Sales President’s Award winner, proving his commitment to enriching the lives of his employees and the community at large. Basil Toyota is also a third time nominee of Buffalo Business First’s Best …

JOE BASIL CHEVROLET VOTED BEST PLACE TO WORK BY BUFFALO BUSINESS FIRST

Joe_Basil-Chevrolet-Award Lancaster, NY – Jim Basil was honored to receive a Large Business category award for “2016 Best Places to Work” presented by Buffalo Business First on Tuesday, March 15th . The event took place at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center where multiple businesses throughout Western New York were invited to participate. Jim Basil has received praise for his many other accomplishments, including having one of the Top 10 Chevrolet dealerships nationally for 11 consecutive years and running. In 2014 and again in 2015, Joe Basil Chevrolet was also the #1 Volume Dealer of Any Make or Model in Western New …

The Basil Family Dealerships announces 12th annual Operation Santa Claus

OPSC-Logo For the 2015 holiday season, The Basil Family of Dealerships is partnering with The Marine Corps, WNY Holiday Partnership, and WKBW Channel 7 to collect and distribute toys for children in the WNY community who might otherwise not receive anything for Christmas. Since 2004, Basil’s Operation Santa Claus has contributed over 50,000 toys to Toys for Tots. From November 27th (Black Friday) through Wednesday, December 16th participants can enter to win a brand new vehicle just for stopping by one of Basil’s eleven locations, including the newest Basil Ford of Niagara Falls. It is encouraged that each person brings a …

NYS Troopers Safety Car Seat Inspection at Basil Toyota and VW of Lockport

baby-617411_640 Lockport, NY – This Saturday September 19th, Basil Toyota and Basil Volkswagen will be hosting a car seat safety check performed by the NYS Troopers. Car seats will be properly inspected for each vehicle that stops by the dealerships between noon and 3pm. Lunch will be provided at no charge from noon to 3pm, along with a dunk tank, 50/50 raffle, and door prizes. The South Lockport Fire Department will also be on site discussing fire prevention and safety to all ages. All proceeds from these efforts will be contributed directly to the NYS Troopers PBA Signal 30 Fund. Generally, …

Vehicles for Vets: Final Car Giveaway at the Erie County Fair, August 16th

vehiclesforvetslogo Buffalo, NY –The Basil Family of Dealerships has partnered with the Veterans One Stop Center of Western New York for the “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 700 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 Toyota Is One of the 2015 Automotive News Best Dealerships to Work For

Buffalo Toyota Dealership Lockport, NY, July 30th, 2015 – Basil Toyota was named one of the 2015 Automotive News Best Dealerships to Work For. This is the fourth year that Automotive News has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify dealerships in the U.S. and Canada that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. The program measured workplace satisfaction through a confidential survey of employers and employees. The initial top dealerships list was published in the July 20, 2015 issue of Automotive News. The dealerships will be ranked and profiled in an Automotive News special section on Oct. 19, 2015. “Our employees …

Basil Ford Ranks Amongst Top Workplaces for Metro Buffalo in 2015

Used Ford Cars Cheektowaga, NY – Basil Ford has been recognized by the Buffalo News as one of the top midsize workplaces for the metro Buffalo area in 2015. The location on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga currently has over 120 employees in their dealership and continues an upward growth. Chuck Basil, Owner, states “At the end of the day, it all comes down to our employees. Without them we wouldn’t be here providing quality service. We really feel like a family here at work and encourage people to grow their careers with us, it’s amazing to watch people transform and flourish over the …

4th of July Weekend: Basil Toyota & Volkswagen present new jaws of life to South Lockport Fire Department

Lockport, NY – This Saturday July 4th, Basil Toyota and Basil Volkswagen will be celebrating the Fourth of July with the South Lockport Fire Co. Basil teamed up with the community to raise funds for new equipment for the department, including a brand new Jaws of Life. South Lockport Fire Company Chief Tim Glaser expressed the department’s appreciation, offering the reminder, “We could not continue doing this work without the support of our community and its community minded business owners like the Basil family.” On the Fourth, all are welcome and encouraged to stop by Basil’s Lockport location between 11am …

Basil Toyota donates new Jaws of Life to South Lockport Fire Department

Basil Toyota Jaws of Life Lockport, NY – Basil Toyota is donating a brand new Jaws of Life to the South Lockport Fire Department. The need for new equipment was brought to Basil Toyota’s attention last month, and Basil has returned the request by continuously raising funds with the help of the community’s support. On Memorial Day weekend, the fire department even joined Basil at their Lockport location and had a demonstration of the Jaws of Life in action. Chief Tim Glaser of the South Lockport FD states, “To Basil and our community we appreciate your gratitude, and remind you that we could not continue …

Basil Toyota wins prestigious President’s Award for 7th consecutive year

Lockport, NY – Basil Toyota, located at 6157 South Transit Road, has won Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc.’s prestigious President’s Award, the highest honor that a Toyota dealership can achieve. The award signifies excellence in Sales Satisfaction, Service Satisfaction, Market Share Attainment, Vehicle Delivery Excellence and Employee Training & Certification. Dealerships must meet or exceed the standard in all areas of dealership performance in order to qualify for this award. This is the 7th consecutive year that Basil Toyota (founded in 2002) has won this coveted award. The President’s Award pays homage to less than 10% of Toyota dealerships …