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What AAG Do

What We Do

AAG services the vast automotive aftermarket through a comprehensive network of distributors, both company-owned and independent affiliates, with over 1,000 points of sale in France, over 800 in the UK and Ireland, over 70 in Germany, over 35 in Portugal and Spain, 250 in Poland and over 190 in the Netherlands.

With our ever-growing European network and a strong track record for successful growth, we are continually improving our customer offering within the automotive market.

AAG is a fast-growing business which is constantly evolving to meet the needs of its stakeholders be they repairers, affiliated distributors, suppliers or employees. It is committed to meeting the societal and industrial changes and challenges of our industry.

AAG in the aftermarket

Our Place in the Aftermarket

The independent automotive aftermarket encompasses wholesalers and distributors, that provide parts and services to repairers, enabling them to deliver professional and efficient maintenance and repair of passenger and commercial vehicles.

Our Buying Groups

The automotive aftermarket is made up of various collectives called buying groups, formed by independent motor factor businesses. The buying groups in our network have aided our growth, contributing to our coverage of over 50% of the European aftermarket.

Centres of Expertise

AAG’s network offers a vast support infrastructure across Europe, providing key ‘Centres of Expertise’ within UK, France, Germany, and the Netherlands.

Providing leadership, promoting best practices, driving innovation, and showcasing new opportunities, the ‘Centres of Expertise’ share key business functions to support growth.

Our History

Since its establishment in 1989, AAG has grown from a small distributor to become one of Europe’s leading suppliers of automotive parts. In 2017 AAG was acquired by Genuine Parts Company, which is actively supporting its continued growth.

Learn more about AAG’s history and the key milestones that have marked its development.

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Our Management Team

AAG has a management structure which reflects the needs of a large business while at the same time responding to the specificities of its country’s operations.
Find out more about the Management Team below.

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