• Consumer Alert! Flooded Cars May Wash Up in Your Area – Get an Expert Interview


Christopher Basso

Public Relations Manager


Office Phone: 703-934-2664 x4186

Mobile Phone: 703-304-7727


Skype: carfaxreports

Thousands of flooded cars from water-ravaged areas in Texas, Oklahoma and other states are likely to resurface in cities and towns across the U.S starting now. That’s in addition to the nearly quarter-million flood cars back in use after other storms, according to recent Carfax research. We can provide you the expert interview you need right now on flooded cars.

To help your audience avoid buying a waterlogged wreck, consider the following:

1) Flood damaged cars are in every state, with TX, NJ, PA, KY, LA topping the list. Data for every state is available to help you localize.

2) HD B-roll of a flooded car being cleaned-up and inspected is available for free media use at

3) Car buyers worried about flood damage can check for free at

Christopher Basso Bio:

Chris Basso has a decade worth of automotive expertise to share. As the public relations manager for Carfax, he is an excellent resource for consumer stories regarding the buying and selling of used cars. Chris has detailed knowledge about a host of auto-related scams and fraud, and provides valuable insight that consumers can use to help buy safe, reliable used cars. He works closely with law enforcement investigators, auto mechanics and consumer organizations to stay current with hot issues and emerging trends.

Known for his quick wit and street-savvy conversations, Chris quickly brings car stories home to local viewers and listeners in can-do terms that everyone understands.  His use of hard stats and real-world examples in interviews is why he is a recurring guest on many stations as their expert in anything automotive.

Chris frequently appears on local newscasts, including live morning shows, and has been featured on national programs such as Good Morning America, ABC™s The Lookout and PBS™ MotorWeek. He is based in the Washington, D.C. area and can easily travel to most major cities for interviews, even on short notice.


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