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Toyota Motor Corp. is considering a plan to turn self-driving vehicles into unmanned mobile convenience stores in cooperation with Seven-Eleven Japan Co., sources close to the matter said Friday.

Under the plan, the autonomous electric vehicles would carry Seven-Eleven products to bring self-service convenience to underpopulated areas where it is less profitable to run convenience store outlets, the sources said.

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