Ford Motor Company (F) designs, manufactures, markets, finances, and services automobiles. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services passenger cars, trucks, SUVs, light commercial vehicles, trucks, vans, and electrified vehicles, in addition to offers parts and accessories. It offers vehicles mainly under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets and sells its products through distributors and dealers, in addition to through dealerships to fleet customers, counting commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers.
It provides financing products, counting retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; and direct financing leases for new vehicles to retail and commercial customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, leasing companies, and fleet customers. This sector also offers wholesale loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital and improvement of dealership facilities, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle programs. It serves clients in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.
Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) operates through two segments, Motorcycles & Related Products, and Financial Services. The Motorcycles & Related Products segment designs, manufactures, and sells wholesale on-road Harley-Davidson motorcycles, in addition to a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise, and related services. It offers motorcycle parts and accessories, such as replacement parts, and mechanical and cosmetic accessories; and general merchandise, counting MotorClothes apparel and riding gears; and various services to its independent dealers comprising motorcycle services, business administration training programs, and customized dealer software packages.
This segment also licenses the Harley-Davidson name and other trademarks. It sells its products to retail customers through a network of independent dealers, in addition to ecommerce channels mainly in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The Financial Services provides wholesale and retail financing services; and insurance and insurance-related programs mainly to Harley-Davidson dealers and retail customers in the United States and Canada. This segment offers wholesale financial services, such as floorplan and open account financing of motorcycles, and motorcycle parts and accessories; and retail financing services, counting installment lending for the purchase of new and used Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
It also operates as an agent providing point-of-sale protection products, counting motorcycle insurance, extended service contracts, credit protection, and motorcycle maintenance protection. The company has a partnershipagreement with Marvel to manufacture various bike models. Harley-Davidson, Inc. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.