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Please join us in welcoming Shawn Cooper to the sales staff of Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville! Shawn, who is from Newport News, Virginia, spent eight years in the United States Navy as an airplane mechanic. He has been working in the automotive industry ever since. He loves the opportunity to meet new people each day and build relationships with customers. “I believe educating people on car buying is one of the most important aspects of the job,” he says. “I’m not here to just sell a car, I want customers to understand what they are buying and the value of the dealership.” When he isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his five sons, bowling, watching movies (especially Marvel), and hiking. He also is fascinated by military history. “I love military aviation,” he [...]
Please join us in welcoming Jon Heller to the sales staff of Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville! Jon, who is from Stockton, IL, lives in Dubuque with his fiancé Brenna and son Arlo. Before joining Runde Auto Group, he was a Volkswagen service advisor. “I have grown up around cars my entire life,” he said. “My father rebuilds old Toyota pickups as a hobby and at 19 years old I crossed over to the dark side of Volkswagens, I currently own 15 or so.” In his spare time, Jon keeps busy with collecting and working on Volkswagens, going to car meets/gatherings, spending time with his family camping, snowboarding, kayaking, and anything outdoors. They also have a small photography business called Fokus’d where they showcase cars, sports, and family moments.

Join us for the Runde Holiday Bake Sales Dec. 12 & 13

Event expands to include sales at Runde Chevrolet in East Dubuque & Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville
Runde Chevrolet is excited to announce its FIFTH annual Holiday Bake Sale! Plus, Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville is joining in to host its first Holiday Bake Sale this year! Each year, our generous staff members prepare delicious baked goods that we sell in the showroom. All funds raised (PLUS a match by Runde Auto Group) are donated to help a few local families in need have a brighter holiday season. Last year’s East Dubuque bake sale raised more than $2,500, which was then matched by Runde Auto Group. The money was donated to help six families in the East Dubuque School District and benefited the East Dubuque Food Pantry. We are hoping to continue the momentum this holiday season. Please join us at the sale closest to you: Wednesday, Dec. 12 in [...]
We are pleased to announce the addition of Adam Millman to the staff of Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville! Adam, a Dubuque native, has spent the bulk of his career in supply chain management. He is familiar with sales, having worked in both the insurance and automotive industry. “I enjoy helping customers find exactly what they’re looking for and looking out for the customer’s best interest before, during, and after the sale,” Adam says. In his spare time, Adam enjoys cooking, fishing, hunting, watching sports, and woodworking. He was once an Iowa state bowling champion! Adam has always had an interest in vehicles. His favorite is the Chevy Tahoe because of its versatility. If you are in the market for a new or used vehicle, give Adam a call! [...]
The all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is HERE! One hundred years after the first Silverado was delivered in 1918, the next-generation Silverado was created with feedback from more than 7,000 customers on what they wanted in their next truck. “With the all-new Silverado, we’ve taken the best truck on the road and made it even better,” said Mark Reuss, General Motors executive vice president of Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain in a press release. “It has a longer wheelbase, more passenger and cargo volume, and yet, thanks to our mixed materials strategy and mass reduction expertise, the new truck is 450 pounds lighter than the current model.” The Silverado’s grille and headlights are completely refreshed, and Chevrolet is stamped across the truck’s rear bumper. [...]
Please join us in welcoming Brian Oswald to the sales team at Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville! Brian moved to Platteville from Cuba City a year ago. He previously worked in the mortgage industry. “I have always wanted to sell cars and trucks,” he said. “You get to meet a lot of people and I have always heard Runde’s has a great reputation.” He is excited to sell from Runde Auto Group’s inventory of more than 1,650 vehicles. “I have always tried to make sure the customer has a positive experience and I pride myself on delivering great customer service, which means helping people meet their needs in a way that is efficient, pleasant, and informative,” he said. In his spare time, Brian enjoys coaching basketball, playing tennis, watching all sports, traveling and reading. His favorite [...]
Chevrolet is bringing back the much-loved Blazer, but with a dramatically different look. “The Blazer has attitude,” says John Cafaro, executive director of Global Chevrolet Design, in a press release. “It looks commanding on the road, while fulfilling the promise of versatility at the heart of every Chevy crossover and SUV.” The five-passenger Blazer is larger than the Equinox and smaller than the Traverse, offering consumers a mid-size choice in Chevrolet SUVs. Offered in models ranging from sporty RS to upper-level Premier, the vehicle will offer unique design elements on each model to appeal to a variety of drivers.
The all-new 2019 Buick Envision has arrived at Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville, WI! The re-designed luxury SUV has a new grille, sculpted front and rear, and new wheel choices. “Some of the 2019 Envision’s most notable changes are the results of listening to our customers,” said Elizabeth Pilibosian, chief Envision engineer, in a press release. “Beneath the updated exterior are a number of changes guided by a goal of offering the most refined and pleasant driving experience possible.” One of those customer-guided changes is a stop/start deactivation switch on the instrument panel. This allows the driver to choose whether to use the stop/start function. Small tweaks [...]
red 2018 Buick Regal GS on the highway
When is the last time you put “sporty” and “Buick” in the same sentence? That’s about to change! The 2018 Buick Regal GS made its world debut in July as a more powerful, sportier version of the 2018 Buick Regal Sportback. “This is a sport sedan designed for everyday driving, but one that makes every drive special,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of Global Buick and GMC, in a press release. It offers 310 horsepower, a V6 engine, and nine-speed transmission AWD with active twin clutch. Its performance seats are heated, ventilated and — get this — massaging. Nineteen-inch wheels are standard, as are a sport-tuned exhaust system and flat-bottom [...]
red 2018 Buick Regal GS on the highway
When is the last time you put “sporty” and “Buick” in the same sentence? That’s about to change! The 2018 Buick Regal GS made its world debut in July as a more powerful, sportier version of the 2018 Buick Regal Sportback. “This is a sport sedan designed for everyday driving, but one that makes every drive special,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of Global Buick and GMC, in a press release. It offers 310 horsepower, a V6 engine, and nine-speed transmission AWD with active twin clutch. Its performance seats are heated, ventilated and — get this — massaging. Nineteen-inch wheels are standard, as are a sport-tuned exhaust system and flat-bottom [...]
photo of a 2 new GMC Terrains
The all-new 2018 GMC Terrain landed at Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville! This is the first complete re-design of the vehicle since it was first introduced seven years ago. The most noticeable change is the new headlights and taillights. “It is a striking design with functional beauty,” said Helen Emsley, executive director of Global GMC Design, in a press release. “There’s confidence and optimism in its stance, with exceptional attention to detail that speaks to GMC’s rise as a premium brand.” The Denali features a satin chrome grille, body color fasicas and lower [...]
Yesterday, GMC revealed the all-new 2018 GMC Terrain on Facebook Live at the Detroit Auto Show. The 5-passenger crossover SUV will have three available turbocharged engines: 1.5L and 2L gas engines, and a 1.6L turbo diesel.  It has a whole new look with C-shaped signature LED lighting an aerodynamic, muscular stance. Inside, it features fold-flat seats, including the front passenger seat, a re-designed electronic shifter, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility! “It is a striking design with functional beauty,” said Helen Emsley, executive director of Global GMC Design, in a press release. “There’s confidence and optimism in its stance, with exceptional attention to detail that speaks to GMC’s rise as a premium brand.” The new electronic shifter [...]
Matt Nemitz may be new to Runde Auto Group, but he is no stranger to automotive sales! Matt, who recently joined the sales team at Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville, has been in the auto industry for six years. “I love meeting new people and learning the products,” Matt said. “I have been a car guy since I was a child. I love old muscle cars and trucks!” Born and raised in Lancaster, WI, Matt has a large close family and two daughters, ages 4 and 7. He enjoys spending time with his family, motorcycling, boating, and camping. Matt said he is enjoying his first weeks at Runde Auto Group and he looks forward to serving the Platteville and surrounding communities. “Great customer service is all about the customer, not the sale,” [...]
A grand opening ceremony was held tonight for the David Canny Rountree Branch Trail, celebrating the completion of a project that required hundreds of hours of volunteer time and $1.47 million in cash contributions. Runde Auto Group is proud to have supported the 3-mile paved and lighted trail and we were excited to see our name on a plaque at the beginning of the trail and on the 1-mile marker! About 100 people attended the grand opening, which included a ribbon-cutting. Speakers noted how important a trail system is to the quality of life for area residents, but also for economic development in the area. “This is one of the top amenities that people look for when looking [...]
Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville is proud to welcome its newest salesperson, Tony Lucey! Tony, who is from Cuba City, WI, worked in the radiology department of a hospital for the past 13 years. He is excited to try something new. “I have always been interested in car sales,” he said. “Many years ago when I began buying cars for my children and of course trucks for myself, I thought it would be a neat job as I love to meet and help people. I love the excitement that customers get when buying a new vehicle. Helping people to achieve something that makes them happy is a great feeling.” He got a fast start, selling two cars in his first week! “The first few weeks of being [...]
Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville, WI, has the 2016 Buick Envision in stock now! This luxury compact crossover is a middle ground between the smaller Encore and the larger Enclave. “The all-new Buick Envision is a modern, confident and responsive luxury compact crossover that combines the brand’s core characteristics with great performance features,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of Buick, in a press release. “That dynamic experience behind the wheel is complemented by Buick’s signature luxury, whisper-quiet cabin and connectivity features to benefit drivers and passengers alike.” Buick’s HiPer Strut front suspension reduces torque steer and benefits steering feel. It is not currently offered on any other crossover vehicle! [...]
He’s back! Doug Weig, who worked at Runde Auto Group back in 2012 and 2013 has returned to be a part of the sales staff of Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville! He has been getting back into the swing of things at Runde Auto Group for the past couple weeks. “It’s been weird trying to figure out everything again but it’s coming back to me,” he said. “Everyone is so nice and willing to answer any questions I may have. It’s nice to see everyone again.” Doug said the great people are what brought him back to Runde’s. He grew up in Dubuque but has lived in Peosta for the past 10 years. He and his wife Angela have two children – Carolyn, 14, and Davin, 10. Doug is excited to be back and eager [...]
Runde Chevrolet Buick GMC in Platteville has received its first 2015 GMC Canyon! This mid-size truck provides power and hauling capabilities without the large size of a full-size pickup. It certainly doesn’t skimp on power – it gets 200 horsepower from a standard 2.5L I-4 and 305 horsepower from an available 3.6L V-6 and an available maximum trailering rating of 7,000 pounds! “The all-new Canyon is the segment’s first premium mid-size truck, delivering class-leading capabilities with the brand’s signature refinement,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of GMC Sales and Marketing in a press release. “It’s an efficiently sized, maneuverable package for customers who want the cargo-hauling and trailering versatility of a truck without [...]
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