But the policy changes will end shareholding limits ??for new energy vehicle firms as soon as this year, followed by co??mmercial vehicles in 2020 and passenger cars in 2022. The automa??ker reported a less-than-expected net loss of 784.6 million US do??llars on revenue of 3.4 billion US dollars in the first three mon??ths of this year.California on Wednesday became the first US state to require solar panels on all new?? residential buildings as part of efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The Cal??ifornia Energy Commission said the new building standards, adopted unanimously by i??ts members, will go into effect on January 1, 2020. "We are the first, we will not?? be the last," commissioner David Hochschild said after the new mandate was adopted??. "This is a landmark vote today." According to the plan, residential homeowners c??ould expect to pay 40 US dollars more on their mortgage, but should save 80 US doll??ars a month on heating, cooling and lighting bills. The commission said the new st??andards will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by an amount equivalent to N
taking 115,??000 fossil fuel cars off the road. Members said they expect other states to follow?? suit in the coming years. "Under these new standards, buildings will perform bett??er than ever, at the sDn auto fir?
ame time they contribute to a reliable grid," Andrew McAllist??er, a member of the commission, said in a statement. "The buildings that Californi??ans buy and live in will operate very efficiently while wmaximum 50 m
generating their own clean ??energy," he added. Under the plan, some new homes, including those located under s??hade, will be exempt from having solar panels. Critics said the new measures will ??drive 8wnership of4
up the cost of building new homes by nearly 10,000 US dollars, in a state alr??eady facing a housing crisis and soaring construction costs. California has long l??ed the nation's battle against climate cBntures withg