Ford Motor Company (Ford) operates in the global automotive industry. Ford operates in two sectors: Automotive and Financial Services. The Company manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. Its automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The Company's Automotive sector includes Ford North America, Ford South America, Ford Europe, and Ford Asia Pacific Africa regions. During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Company sold approximately 5,668,000 vehicles at wholesale worldwide. Other Financial Services includes a range of businesses, including holding companies and real estate. The Company and its subsidiaries are also engaged in other businesses, including financing vehicles. Ford provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. Effective September 26, 2013, Ford Motor Co acquired Livio, a developer of software.