The Gesamtverband Autoteile-Handel e.V. (GVA) is the industry association and the political representation of the interests of the independent automotive parts wholesaler in Germany. In addition, he also speaks for the approximately 2,000 retailers of automotive spare parts.

The GVA currently has 133 trading companies with over 1,000 operating points as well as 123 automotive parts manufacturers and providers of technical information.