Toyota Motor Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, assembly, and sale of passenger cars, minivans, and commercial vehicles and related parts primarily in Japan, North America, Europe, and Asia. It offers conventional engine vehicles, including subcompact and compact cars under the Corolla, Yaris, micropremium iQ, Passo, Ractis, Vitz, and Etios brand names; mini-vehicles, passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, and auto parts under the Toyota brand name; mid-size cars under the Camry, REIZ, Avensis, and Mark X brand names; luxury cars under the Lexus and Crown brand names; Century limousines; sports cars under the Scion tC and Lexus brand names; sport-utility vehicles under the Sequoia, 4Runner, RAV4, Highlander, FJ Cruiser, and Land Cruiser brand names; pickup trucks under the Tacoma and Tundra brand names; minivans under the Alphard, Vellfire, Corolla Verso, Wish, Hiace, Regius Ace, Estima, Noah, Voxy, Sienta, Isis, and the Sienna brand names; cab wagons; large, medium, and small trucks; and large, small, and micro-buses. The company also offers hybrid cars primarily under the Prius and Crown brand names. Toyota Motor sells its products through dealers. In addition, it offers a range of financial services comprising retail financing, retail leasing, wholesale financing, insurance, credit cards, and housing loans. Further, the company designs, manufactures, and sells prefabricated housing; is involved in information technology related businesses, such as an e-commerce marketplace known as GAZOO.com; and engages in the sale promotion of KDDI communication related products, primarily the au brand. Toyota Motor Corporation has a strategic collaboration with Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft for research in the field of lithium-ion battery cells. The company was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Toyota City, Japan.