RVINE, CA. -- The news of being named "Best Car Stereo System" by the Robb Report was like music to the ears of executives at Volvo Cars. "We realize the importance of a quality sound system for the car, and this type of recognition reinforces our commitment to provide a complete Volvo driving experience," said Dan Werbin, president and CEO, Volvo Cars of North America, LLC. <P>The Robb Report, noted for having its hand on the pulse of luxury, has been reporting on "the best of the best" for 13 years. Again this year their editors, writers, and expert consultants made their selections of the very best that the good life has to offer, including the finest in fashion, watches, jewelry, home amenities, autos, aircraft, boats, dining, and travel. Their pick for the top car sound system of 2001: Volvo. <P>Volvo's Premium Sound System provides uncompromising quality for the truly discerning music--lover. The most advanced system features Dolby Surround Pro Logic and a separate 4X100 Watt Premium Sound Amplifier, which combines with thirteen specially designed Premium Sound loudspeakers to provide an audio experience that is way beyond ordinary. <P>Volvo sound systems are integrated with the design of the cars and were developed in close cooperation with suppliers such as Dolby Laboratories, Harman and Dynaudio - leaders in their fields. The Premium Sound Audio System is available on the Volvo S60 and Volvo C70 models. <P>Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (VCNA), is an affiliate of Ford Motor Company's Premier Automotive Group based in Irvine, CA. And, is a subsidiary of the Volvo Car Corporation of Goteborg, Sweden, which will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2002. VCNA provides marketing, sales, parts, service, technology and training support to Volvo automobile retailers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.