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Between drones, leased planes, and its own fleet of Flex drivers, Amazon has a decent foothold in the transportation-and-delivery market. But now the company apparently has an eye on the future, and it involves driverless vehicles.

The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the case, reports that Amazon created a team last year tasked with figuring out how the e-commerce giant can use autonomous vehicles to deliver goods in the future.

The in-house think tank, as it’s described, will focus on determining how the company can quickly and efficiently deliver packages for less.

Amazon declined to provide comment to the WSJ on the program.

Sources tell the WSJ that the…