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Wave of the future - driverless cars

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The future of driving is here and on the campus of the University of Arizona. 

Yes there's a driverless car rolling around a parking lot on campus

The university of Arizona engineering research program is hosting eight engineering and computer science students from around the country. Their goal to advance the technology of the driverless car.

One of the things the students have been working on, path following controllers to use spinning lasers to detect obstacles.

There were 70 applicants that applied for this ten week program.

For those who would like to see the driverless car, there is still time.  The group will be out on campus until 10 a.m. 

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