LKQ is a company that sells auto parts and provides car repair services. In addition, LKQ is a leading distributor and marketer of specialty aftermarket accessories and equipment in North America. The corporation distributes car, light truck and heavy duty truck products to mechanical and collision repair shops worldwide. It operates a network that includes over 500 facilities, with locations in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Canada, Mexico and Central America.
The parts LKQ specializes in are recycled original equipment parts, new Keystone parts, reconditioned and rebuilt original equipment replacement parts, remanufactured engines and transmissions, heavy truck parts, and paint and body shop supplies and equipment. LKQ also sells auto parts in bulk. LKQ says it is doing its part for the environment by harvesting parts from salvaged vehicles. Most of these vehicles are recycled. LKQ considers itself a "green" business because of its environmental practices.
The corporation also sells new auto body painting and refinishing supplies. Examples include sealers, paint, undercoatings and adhesives.
LKQ operates self -service facilities that allow individuals to find, remove and purchase used parts from in stock vehicles. LKQ also purchases cars and trucks from the general public. Additionally, a portion of the revenue that LKQ generates is from scrap sales to metal recyclers.