PARIS — Renault SA jumps ahead of safety stalwarts Volvo Cars and Saab Automobile AB with the best score ever obtained in the Euro NCAP crash tests. The Laguna II scored five stars in the large family car category, thanks to a Euro NCAP organization that wanted a manufacturer to raise the safety bar. “The first Renault Laguna II test showed that the car was very close to being awarded five stars,” says a Euro NCAP spokesman. “This spurred Renault into wanting to improve the safety features ...

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