OnStar App

by Raymond Stoklosa Cheektowaga, NY – When most people hear the word OnStar, they often think about those radio commercials with OnStar calling for help after an accident.  But OnStar is so much more. Are you old enough to remember things like locking your keys in your car?  ‘getting into …

The MyChevrolet App for your mobile devices.

Mobile phones have become an intricate part of our lives. We all have one and it never leaves our hands for the most part or even our sight for that matter. Car companies have recognized this and have asked themselves what they could do to make your life a bit …

Buying vs Leasing

Orchard Park, NY – While the national average for leasing is around 27%, the Western New York market bucks the trend.  Here, leasing rates at some local dealerships are as high as 70%.  So, what are the benefits of leasing? If you:         travel less than 15,000, 12,000 or even 10,000 …

Basil Participating in WNY “Thank a Vet”

Basil is proud to be participating in Erie and Niagara Counties “Thank a Vet” Discount Program. With Veterans Day just around the corner Basil would like to spotlight and thank all those who have served by participating in the Erie and Niagara County “Thank a Vet” discount program.   Basil’s …

Local Business Spotlight: Sensational Fun, Inc.

Sensational Fun, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in WNY with a new concept to better the lives of special needs children and their families! Did you know? There are approx. 76,400 children in Erie County with a disability! Parents have felt lost and limited. Their children with special needs …

First Look: The All-New 2018 GMC Terrain

First Look: The All-New 2018 GMC Terrain   The GMC Terrain made its debut in the 2009 production line, with its first 2010 Terrain. For the past 7 years GMC has been producing its first generation models. For 2018, GMC has designed its second generation Terrain. We walked through the …

First Look: The All-New 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

First Look: The All-New 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan The Volkswagen Tiguan first debuted in 2007. It was Volkswagen’s response to the growing SUV demand of the 21st century. Brought to the states in 2009, the Tiguan came loaded with a 2.0 turbo-charged engine and VW’s optional 4-Motion 4WD system. Throughout the …

No Fine Print!

No Fine Print! Let me share with you some insight on the most boring, underappreciated, misunderstood portion of an advertisement: the disclaimer. We’ve all seen disclaimers on various household products, advertisements, and sometimes even in our favorite stores and restaurants.  Some disclaimers are annoying, some are comical, and some they …

Basil’s Employee Spotlight: Hector Aponte

Basil’s Employee Spotlight: Hector Aponte When thinking of which employee we should spotlight for this month, we contacted Marge Carroll the GM at our Basil Fredonia location. After being asked if she had any employees in mind, without hesitation, she said Hector Aponte. Marge confidently described Hector’s work as always …

Vehicles for Vets Finalist #9 – 2017

Basil’s 3rd Annual Vehicles for Vets – Finalist #9 James Koch, USMC – Cheektowaga, NY Meet the 9th finalist of our Vehicles for Vets giveaway going on now through August 18th! James was nominated by Carol, who wrote: Our son James Koch served his term in the US Marine Corps …