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Smart Car Learns Habits of Consumer Driver

A scene to be played out tens of thousands of times a day across Metro Vancouver in the very near future: A tired downtown worker gets in her car at 5 p.m. for yet another winter commute along dark, rain-slicked streets to her home in the suburbs. She presses the start button and her car comes to life, a soothing male voice with an English accent greeting her by name and asking her how her day went. Seconds later, the voice informs her there is major traffic congestion on her usual route home so a new course has been programmed into the navigation system.

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