Google has partnered with famous car company Audi to introduce android based vehicle operating system. Apple is already in the race to claim the market on OS installed in vehicles.
Both the companies is planning to develop an Android-based entertainment and information system installed in car dashboards, according to the latest from the Wall Street Journal.
During Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, sources say the Android OS would include apps for music and navigation which are popularly available in mobile devices.
Google has to work hard to reach the success of Apple which announced its own iOS feature for vehicles earlier this year. Apple has signed on with a number of car companies including BMW, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Infiniti, Honda and Ferrari.
Apple’s iOS requires an Apple device to operate but Android is much more universal and supports a lot of other device manufacturers, which is an added anvantage for Google.
Apple’s new operating system will be introduced in vehicles by 2015. Google and Audi will begin integrating Android technology into cars but there is no update for the date and time.