Toyota Motor Corp engages in automobile manufacturing business. The company is also involved in non-automobile business including housing, finance, information technology, marine, biotechnology and afforestation. It operates through the following segments: Automotive, Financial Services, and All Other. The Automotive segment designs, manufactures and distributes sedans, minivans, compact cars, sport-utility vehicles, trucks and related parts and accessories. The Financial Services segment consists of financing, vehicle and equipment leasing operations to assist in the merchandising of the parent company and its affiliate companies products as well as other products. The All Other segment includes the design, manufacturing and sales of housing, telecommunications and other business. The company was founded by Sakichi Toyoda on August 28, 1937 and is headquartered in Toyota, Japan.