LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, distributes replacement parts, components, and systems used in the repair and maintenance of vehicles in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates in three segments: North America, Europe, and Specialty. The company distributes various products, including aftermarket collision and mechanical products; recycled collision and mechanical products; and refurbished collision products, including wheels, bumper covers and lights, and remanufactured engines.
It also offers recycled products, such as engines, transmissions, door assemblies; sheet metal products comprising trunk lids, fenders and hoods, lights, and bumper assemblies; and refurbish products consisting of wheels, lights, plastic bumpers, and chrome bumpers, as well as heavy-duty truck products. In addition, the company sells scrap metal and other materials to recyclers; and extracts and sells the precious metals contained in certain of recycled parts, such as catalytic converters. Further, it sells parts from older cars and light-duty trucks directly to consumers; and operates self service retail facilities that sell recycled automotive products from end-of-life-vehicles under the name LKQ Pick Your Part. Additionally, the company distributes and markets trucks and off-roads; speed and performance; recreational vehicles; towing; wheels, tires, and performance handling products; and miscellaneous accessories. It principally serves collision and mechanical repair shops, new and used car dealerships, and metal recyclers, as well as retail customers.