Attendees visit the Android booth during the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The rumored partnership between Google and Audi would bring the operating system into cars.
Attendees visit the Android booth during the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The rumored partnership between Google and Audi would bring the operating system into cars. - 
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There was news this month that car maker Audi and Google may be planning to partner on developing an Android operating system for cars. The two companies have collaborated before, but this new partnership -- which could be announced at next week's consumer electronics show in Las Vegas -- might be a very big deal. Dave Sullivan, analyst at AutoPacific, joined us to help explain why.

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