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 …

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 …

Joe Basil Chevrolet wins Dealer of the Year Award, 10th Consecutive Year

Joe Basil Chevrolet wins Dealer of the Year Award, 10th Consecutive Year Joe Basil Chevrolet has just received the prestigious General Motors Dealer of the Year Award for their 10th consecutive year, ending December 2017.  This is truly a rare achievement, as this award goes to the top 2% of …

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 …

Employee Spotlight: Sandy Petruso

Employee Spotlight: Sandy Petruso We sat down with Sandy Petruso over at Joe Basil Chevrolet, to get the scoop on what it’s like to be the Basil Family Dealerships longest tenured employee!  Sandy has been our Office Manager since Joe Basil Sr. was the owner / operator of Joe Basil Chevrolet. …

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 …

The Shocking Truth About Electric Cars

The Shocking Truth About Electric Cars Orchard Park, NY –  I’ve been driving a Chevy Volt ever since they first came out in 2010.  At that time, I traded in my 2007 Ford F-150 and leased that first Volt, in case the technology or the car itself was flawed.  It …

Trucks Aren’t Just for Guys

Trucks Aren’t Just for Guys! Yes, it’s true.  The majority of truck buyers are males.  However, it’s also true that pickup trucks can truly be family vehicles!  That may be hard to believe if you’re familiar with older truck models, which were sparsely equipped for use on construction and job …

Joe Basil Chevrolet’s 13th Annual Corvette Cruise Night

Joe Basil Chevrolet’s 13th Annual All-Corvette Cruise Night Wednesday, June 14th 2017 Last night was the night! At Joe Basil Chevrolet, 5111 Transit Road, Depew, NY from 5-8pm, our community came to experience hundreds of the finest WNY corvettes!  Free registration, door prizes, 50/50 split, and basket auction.  There were dash plaques given to the …