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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Vehicles for Vets Finalist #8 – 2017

Basil’s 3rd Annual Vehicles for Vets – Finalist #8 Joshua Burrows, Army – Orchard Park, NY Meet the 8th finalist of our Vehicles for Vets giveaway going on now through August 18th! Josh was nominated by Scott Hayes, who wrote: Joshua is a veteran of the Army Reserves and was …

Vehicles for Vets Finalist #7 – 2017

Basil’s 3rd Annual Vehicles for Vets – Finalist #7 Linda George, Army – North Java, NY Meet the 7th finalist of our Vehicles for Vets giveaway going on now through August 18th! Linda was nominated by Patrick, who wrote: I have lived with a veteran for 30 years. When I …

Vehicles for Vets Finalist #6 – 2017

Basil’s 3rd Annual Vehicles for Vets – Finalist #6 Ronald McKeown, Air Force – Niagara Falls, NY Meet the 6th finalist of our Vehicles for Vets giveaway going on now through August 18th!   Ron was nominated by his wife Rebecca, who wrote: I am nominating Ron because I feel …

Vehicles for Vets Finalist #5 – 2017

Basil’s 3rd Annual Vehicles for Vets – Finalist #5 Jeffrey Morgan, Army – Allegany, NY Meet the 5th finalist of our Vehicles for Vets giveaway going on now through August 18th! Jeff was nominated by Josette, who wrote: Jeff served in Iraq before getting out of the military. He has …