Who has the best Electric Cars?

Since 2008, we have been seeing more and more Electric Vehicles or EVs for short. These cars and compact SUVs have been sweeping the market, especially Tesla, the biggest producer of them all. But other companies have joined the fray. So if you had to buy, who would you want …

Basil is Proud to Sponsor the Tall Ships….Basil Port of Call Buffalo

Basil is Proud to Sponsor the Tall Ships….Basil Port of Call Buffalo Welcoming a majestic fleet of historic tall ships from harbors throughout the United States and Canada, Buffalo will serve as a new host port of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes 2019 race from Toronto to Buffalo, on …

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 …

How to: Check your Spark Plugs.

One of the most important aspects of your car’s engine is its spark plugs. These small electrodes give the engine the power needed to make your engine run and move your car down the road. But, they need to be changed out from time to time. So how do we …

Top 5 Affordable Sports Cars

We all have that dream of driving down the 33 or the Buffalo Skyway in our two door sports car with the top down just enjoying the spring breeze and summer sun. But, unfortunately for most of us when we hear sports car we think money, and lots of it. …

Is the AUX cord finished?

The 3.5 input/ output cord, better known as the AUX cord, has been apart of most of our lives. We see it a lot when when listening to music and many Djs rely on this for their craft. But, car radios followed suit and began adding this feature to most …

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 …

How- to: Check your Tire Tread

We all know what it’s like to drive in the winter through the snow. We all get the same talk from our friends, family and mechanics, the “make sure you’re car is ready for the winter” talk. But, as much as we hate the nagging from them, they hold a …

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 Honors the Best of the Best!

Basil Honors the Best of the Best! Every year, once we’ve had time to catch our breath and tally up the results from the year before, we take an evening to honor and thank our employees.  This is our annual Best of the Best.  We hand out trophies, awards, prizes …