Marathon Motors Engineering
|This article is an orphan, as no other articles link to it. (November 2010)|
|Type||Public limited company|
|Headquarters||Addis Abeba, Ethiopia|
|Key people||Melkamu Assefa (CEO)|
The Marathon Motors Engineering, Plc. is a joint venture between Hyundai Motor Company and Haile Gebrselassie. The company is located in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia and was founded in 2009. The company is the official general importer of Hyundai vehicles in Ethiopia.
For the first time the company was presenting itself on the press conference of the Haile Resort presentation in Awasa. The company has plans to assemble SUV's for the local market in a partnership with Holland Car. Some parts of the cars should be manufactured in local production facilities. Currently, the negotiations are still ongoing.