Thu 22nd August 2019 category - general Trading under the new name of Lunar Automotive, the company has become part of MEWA, a South African specialist engineering group. MEWA was founded by Cecil Marks and has a strong pioneering heritage in the stainless-steel industry. Lunar Automotive director Nicholas Marks said, “The MEWA group has been involved in specialist engineering and component manufacture for 100 years. This experience and capability, coupled with the manufacturing expertise acquired with the existing team at Lunar, bodes well for the brand, not only celebrate its 50th anniversary but to look forward to the next 50 years.” With production of caravans scheduled for September, the 2020 demonstrator models are ready to be introduced to the dealer network. The sales team, headed up by Lee Roberts, an integral part of Lunar team for over 6 years, is strongly focused on maximising the success of the new season launch. Nicholas confirmed that dealers remain very supportive and that he will be confirming the network in the near future. He also stated that motor homes will continue to be an integral part of Lunar’s expanded product range, “We are discussing some interesting ideas that will continue to show the ingenuity of our design and production teams going forward.” The new season will see a strong focus on exceptional build quality with longer term plans to include some very exciting products utilising highly innovative engineering, design and manufacturing processes.