Checker Marathon, America’s Classic New York Taxi/Cab

The Checker Marathon is a classic car developed by Checker Motors Corporation of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Checker Motors Corporation was a vehicle manufacturer and tier-one subcontractor that manufactured taxis used by Checker Taxi. Morris Markin established Checker Motors Corporation in 1922 through a merger of Commonwealth Motors and Markin Automobile Body. Checker was the company known…