Back in the mid-1990s, Renault was becoming something of a force in the world of automotive safety. It’s new Laguna models were strong on the user safety front. And, as a result, they proved popular among business and family users. Then in 2001, Renault made history by becoming the first carmaker to achieve a 5-star NCAP rating for its Laguna II. It was one of the first companies to introduce Electronic Stability Control. And it combined this with traction control to win the hearts of the safety regulators.