LKQ Europe is Europe’s leading wholesaler of automotive accessories and spare parts for passenger cars, commercial and industrial vehicles, and workshop equipment. LKQ Europe is the parent company of Stahlgruber GmbH. As a subsidiary of Stahlgruber, OPTIMAL Automotive GmbH, founded in 1991, successfully distributes wheel bearing kits, steering parts, brakes and shock absorbers for the Group as a specialist in automotive spare parts. LKQ Europe currently operates in 21 European countries with more than 26,000 employees and serves 700,000 independent wholesale customers.

Thorough and direct cooperation with customers is at the center of what we do. The quality of our products and our extremely high standard of service are key to achieving customer satisfaction. Quality is one of our most important business objectives.

OPTIMAL Automotive GmbH supplies parts to the aftermarket which are sourced from production partners from all around the world, OEMs and quality suppliers. Despite its large growth, OPTIMAL Automotive GmbH has remained a transparent, structured and accessible company which enjoys great flexiblity and employee loyalty.

Modern communication systems and logisitics and an extensive stock mean that products are delivered on time with an excellent service. All products are top-quality and comply with European and international standards for the aftermarket, e.g. the manufacturer and quality standards IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015.