Renault has chosen Delphi Automotive Systems (NYSE: DPH - news) to provide its advanced climate control technology for the next-generation Laguna, which the automaker officially debuted here at the Mondial de l'Automobile 2000. Delphi is responsible for developing and supplying the entire heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system for the Renault Laguna, and has already begun ramp-up activity to support that program. The Laguna will go on sale in Europe by early 2001, according to Renault, competing in Europe's upper medium segment.