The Ford Motor Company (ordinarily called just as Ford) is an American multinational automaker. It is headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
It was established by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903, and the organization offered cars and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand while most of the luxury cars were under the Lincoln brand. The Company's chief business includes designing, engineering, manufacturing, Financing and marketing a line of Ford cars, trucks, sports utility vehicles (SUVs), and electrified vehicles.
The Company works in two divisions: Automotive and Financial Services. The Company has more than 70 plants over the world. Through its entirely owned subsidiary Ford Motor Credit Company LLC (Ford Credit), it gives car financing products to and through car dealers all through the world.
The Company's North America section includes the offer of Ford and Lincoln vehicles, administration parts, and accessories in North America (the United States, Canada, and Mexico). The majority of its vehicles, parts and accessories are sold through dealers and wholesalers, which are independently owned. The Company also sells vehicles to its dealerships available to be purchased by fleet customers, including commercial clients, government and daily rental car organizations. The company also sells parts and accessories, basically to its dealerships (which in turn sell these products to retail customers) and to authorized parts dealers (which then sell these products to retailers). Additionally, the firm also sells extended service contracts.
The Company contends with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Honda Motor Company, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Hyundai-Kia Group, General Motors Company, Toyota Motor Corporation, Renault-Nissan B.V., and Volkswagen AG Group.