GENEVA, Switzerland (Feb. 27, 2001)—Group Michelin´s Pax run-flat system will be offered as an option on Renault S.A.´s seven-passenger Scenic minivan beginning this summer, it was announced today at the Geneva Motor Show.
The French tire maker introduced the Pax system, featuring a revolutionary tire-wheel assembly said to improve tire performance as well as provide run-flat capability, at the Geneva show four years ago.
The system´s debut on the Scenic will mark its first availability on a production vehicle. Until now, it was seen only on prototypes.
Renault markets the Scenic in Europe and Latin America and currently is producing it in France and Brazil. The French auto maker also plans to start making the Scenic at a Mexican plant of its partner, Nissan Motor Co.