HC-CARGO starters, alternators, A/C compressors and auto electrical spare parts and accessories, are a firmly established feature in the independent automotive aftermarket.

People and expertise

HC-CARGO vision is to create value at all levels.
With a forward-looking and customer-orientated approach, HC-CARGO build sustainable relations and assist their partners and customers in running successful businesses. Sustained commercial relationships help to remain the leading supplier of automotive electrical components in Europe.
HC-CARGO’s high-performing and regularly trained associates take responsibility and dedicate their talents to ensuring the best service. W
Decades of market presence has given HC-CARGO
• in-depth knowledge of our market
• experience in handling innovative products.
HC-CARGO have an excellent network of contacts among aftermarket manufacturers so you can rest assured that they live up to the industry’s benchmarks and their own high quality standards.
HC-CARGO have the expertise, to help you find the best solutions, for your business and your customers, now and in the future.


Holger Christiansen (1927-2000) laid the foundation for the HC-CARGO success story in 1963. The company’s headquarters was – and still is -located in the city of Esbjerg, Denmark.
HC-CARGO faces market changes and technical developments with a forward focused and customer-orientated spirit, which is the driving force behind HC-CARGO employees. For more than 50 years, customers have come to appreciate not only the high quality of HC-CARGO products, but also the excellent service and strong partnership they have with HC-CARGO.
HC-CARGO starters, alternators, A/C compressors and auto electrical spare parts and accessories, are a firmly established feature in the independent automotive aftermarket.
The Bosch Company acquired Holger Christiansen A/S in 2008. HC-CARGO has been a Bosch Group brand since then.

HC-CARGO – Quality is Key

HC-CARGO engineers test the parts for interaction, perfect fit and easy installation before they are approved and released for sale. HC-CARGO test procedures ensure that we keep our promises.
HC-CARGO ordering and management processes are certified to DIN EN ISO 9001.

OE Quality at HC-CARGO

The 5 star icon will help you to make the right product choice. If you see the icon, the part is OE quality, i.e. the best quality on the market. If no icon appears, the part is aftermarket quality, i.e. the quality you are familiar with from HC-CARGO – tested at their own test facilities before launch.
The HC-CARGO 5-star programme contains products known in the automotive aftermarket as “original spare parts”. The suppliers of these parts are OE manufacturers.

Becoming a HC-CARGO supplier is not easy. Suppliers have to meet a long list of requirements. They need to have qualified processes and above all, they have to win over HC-CARGO experienced quality managers and engineers, who frequently visit suppliers to test them intensively. This is a continuous process which extends over the entire period of cooperation.
HC-CARGO also expect their suppliers to have certified management processes. They are therefore DIN EN ISO 9001 or TS 16949-certified.

Becoming greener and cleaner

HC-CARGO competent and dedicated engineering team ensures reliable and particular sustainable processes. HC-CARGO are awarded with ISO 9001:2015 certification. In addition, HC-CARGO have achieved ISO 14001:2015 certification which confirms our environmental policy.

In addition, company continuously are optimizing their energy consumption in premesis’. Dedicated efforts in HC-CARGO Facility Management department keeps company on track and they always strive to achieve the best possible solutions.