Ford Motor Co. is engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of automobiles. It operates through two business sectors: Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector operates through four business segments: North America, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific Africa. The North America segment is engaged in the sale of Ford and Lincoln brand vehicles, service parts and accessories in North America. The South America segment is engaged in the sale of Ford brand vehicles and related service parts and accessories in South America. The Europe segment is engaged in the sale of Ford brand vehicles and related service parts and accessories in Europe, Turkey and Russia. The Asia Pacific Africa segment includes primarily the sale of Ford brand vehicles and related service parts and accessories in the Asia Pacific region and South Africa. The Financial Services sector operates through two segments: Ford Credit and Other Financial Services. The Ford Credit segment provides vehicle related financing, leasing, and insurance through the company's wholly owned subsidiary Ford Motor Credit Co. LLC. The Other Financial Services segment includes a variety of businesses, including holding companies and real estate. Ford Motor was founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903 and is headquartered in Dearborn, MI.