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