Exhibit 99.1

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LKQ CORPORATION ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR THIRD QUARTER 2018

Revenue growth of 26.6% to $3.12 billion
Organic revenue growth for parts and services of 4.3%
Growth of net income attributable to LKQ stockholders of 9.6% to $134 million; adjusted net income increased 26.9%
Third quarter 2018 diluted EPS attributable to LKQ stockholders of $0.42; adjusted diluted EPS of $0.56
$500 million stock repurchase program announced
2018 annual earnings guidance updated

Chicago, IL (October 25, 2018) - LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQ) today reported record revenue for the third quarter of 2018 of $3.12 billion, an increase of 26.6% as compared to $2.47 billion in the third quarter of 2017. For the third quarter of 2018, parts and services organic revenue growth was 4.3% and acquisition revenue growth was 23.2%, while the impact of exchange rates was (0.6%), for total parts and services revenue growth of 26.9%.

Net income attributable to LKQ stockholders for the third quarter of 2018 was $134 million, up 9.6% year-over-year. On an adjusted basis, net income attributable to LKQ stockholders was $177 million, an increase of 26.9% as compared to the $140 million for the same period of 2017. Diluted earnings per share attributable to LKQ stockholders for the third quarter of 2018 was $0.42 as compared to $0.39 for the same period of 2017, an increase of 7.7%. On an adjusted basis, diluted earnings per share attributable to LKQ stockholders for the third quarter of 2018 was $0.56, an increase of 24.4% as compared to $0.45 for the same period of 2017.

Dominick Zarcone, President and Chief Executive Officer of LKQ Corporation, stated, “I am pleased with the trajectory of our operational initiatives that are focused on a more balanced approach of delivering organic growth while simultaneously optimizing productivity and profitability. I am particularly pleased with the improvement in year-over-year Segment EBITDA margins for our Europe and Specialty segments. Additionally, North America’s Segment EBITDA margin decline was significantly less than the seasonal drop experienced in the prior two years. The continued narrowing of this seasonal gap validates our North America team’s efforts to drive margin improvement, despite the ongoing headwinds of wage and freight inflation, and the recent impact of lower scrap prices.”

On a nine-month year-to-date basis, revenue was $8.88 billion, an increase of 22.1% from $7.27 billion for the comparable period of 2017. Parts and services organic revenue growth for the first nine months of 2018 was 5.1%. Net income from continuing operations attributable to LKQ stockholders for the first nine months of 2018 was $444 million, an increase of 7.2% as compared to $414 million for the comparable period of 2017. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations attributable to LKQ stockholders for the first nine months of 2018 was $1.41, an increase of 6.0% as compared to $1.33 for the same period of 2017. On an adjusted basis, diluted earnings



The following information was filed by Lkq Corp (LKQ) on Thursday, October 25, 2018 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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