A look at the Chevy Bolt

Summer is just around the corner which means gas prices are gonna rise a bit as well, but you can stop worrying about that by buying an electric car. The problem with an electric vehicle (EV), is that you need a car that can get you from point A to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Basil and the U.S.S. Little Rock Visit Oishei Children’s Hospital

Sailors Give Back The excessive snow this past week didn’t stop the crew of the USS Little Rock from putting smiles on the faces of children at the new Oishei Children’s Hospital.   Basil was proud to be with 7 crew members of the U.S.S Little Rock, yesterday, as they …

What’s the Deal with Diesel?

What’s the Deal with Diesel? When purchasing a new truck, you’re going to come to the age-old question of “gas or diesel?” There isn’t a right or wrong answer but while we all understand the meaning of a gas engine…What is the deal with diesel and what is the true …