Delphi Automotive Systems (NYSE: DPH - news) has announced at the Mondial de l'Automobile 2000 that it is supplying its smart occupant passenger detection system for Jaguar. The Delphi PODS (Passive Occupant Detection System) is the first and only weight-sensing system of its kind to reach the market with its unique features and functions. It is being introduced as standard equipment on the 2001 Jaguar XK sports car series Adaptive Restraint Technology System (ARTS). The PODS technology enables vehicle manufacturers to improve the effectiveness of airbag protection through smart deployment or suppression of the passenger's airbag.