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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …