F - Ford
The Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is a global automaker and finance company launched in 1903 by Henry Ford and based in Dearborn, Michigan, USA.
Major brands the company markets are Ford, Lincoln, Mercury Volvo, Mazda and Aston Martin. They sold their former brands Jaguar and Land Rover to India-based Tata Motors in the early part of 2008.
The core business the Ford Motor company is to design, manufacture and service vehicles around the world.
Along with its sales to individuals, Ford also has a substantial business selling to fleet customers, which include governments, commercial fleets and rental companies.
Another part of their auto sector is their vehicle services, which provide all types of repairs, whether light or heavy, along with brand name warranties and a variety of accessories which can be added to cars to customize the customer experience.
On the financial services front, this is built to provide financing for their respective customers. This includes, beyond individual financing, the offering of loans to their dealers to finance their inventory as well as business working capital.
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