Marathon Motors Engineering
|Private limited company|
|Headquarters||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
|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 Ababa, Ethiopia and was founded in 2009. The firm 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.