SC directs Bribery Commission to file charges on Namal

A case was filed against Namal Rajapaksa at the Supreme Court by the Bribery Commission in June over alleged defamation.The commission had accused the Parliamentarian of insulting the commission by not appearing to make a statement despite being issued notice. (Colombo Gazette) The Bribery Commission has been directed by the Supreme Court to file charges against Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa.The Supreme Court directed the Bribery Commission to file the charges on or before October 3rd.

Magna partners with Michigan startup to retrofit selfdriving shuttles

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Auto parts supplier Magna International Inc. is partnering with a Michigan startup to retrofit self-driving shuttles for service in the United States.Ontario-based Magna will retrofit May Mobility’s low-speed self-driving electric transit vehicles from the chassis up for an initial deployment on June 26 in Detroit.Magna will update the vehicles with custom doors, a panoramic moon roof, drive-by-wire technology and sensor integration at its custom build centre in Troy, Mich.May Mobility, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., will upgrade the vehicles with its proprietary technology that would allow them to operate safely and reliably in urban and residential environments.The new partnership announced Wednesday will create an undisclosed number of self-driving shuttles that can increase to hundreds and eventually thousands as demand increases.Magna has partnered with several companies to develop and manufacture self-driving systems. read more