Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) is a manufacturer of automobiles. It designs, manufactures, assembles and sells passenger cars, mini vans, recreational and sport-utility vehicles, commercial vehicles such as trucks and related parts and accessories. It also manufactures crafts and marine engines, apart from financing its dealers and customers for the purchase or lease of Toyota vehicles. The company also extends its business in the fields of housing, financial services, communications, marine and biotechnology and afforestation. Toyota provides knowledge centers for the public such as museums and plant tours.