at will produc??e batteries as well as vehicles. The announcement of the Shangha??i firm came after China in April announced that it would open up ??its manufacturing sector, including scrapping ownership limits fo??r foreign automakers. China currently restricts foreign auto fir??ms to a maximum 50 percent ownership of joint ventures with local?? companies. B1
ut 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??ifV
ornia 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 taking 115,??000 fossil f4
uel 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 same time they contribute to a reliable grid," Andrew McAllist??er, a memberv
of the commission, said in a statement. "The buildings that Californi??ans buy and live in will operate very efficiently while generating their own clean ??energy," he added. Under the plan, some new homes, including those located unde5
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r s??hade, will be exempt from having solar panels. Critics said the new measures will ??drive up the cost of building new homes by nearly 10,000 US dollars, in a state alr??eady facing a Z
housing crisis and soaring construction costs. California has long l??ed the nation's battle against climate change and has adopted tough regulations to ??curb greenhR
ouse gas emissions. The state has pledged to get 50 percent of its elec??tricity from renewable sources by 2030.Chinas central bank has fined the country's leading th??ird-party online payment platform Alipay around 180,0??00 yuan (28,500 US dollars) for deficiencies in consu??mers' rights, misleading marketing, and privacy prote??ction. According to the statement released by the Pe??ople's Bank of China's Hangzhou branch on its website??, Alipay has been found violating rules in three mainU
?? aspects: consumers rights, product promotion and per??sonal information protection. Firstly, Alipay didnt ??fulfill its duty to guarantee consumers rights to kno??w and rights to choose what data will be colg
lected an??d how their data will be used. Also, Alipay was foun??d guilty in its misleading marketing, including deliv??ering S
misleading information in video advertisements ??and posting misleading promotions on its official Wei??bo account. Alipay has also failed to meet the princ??iple of gathering the minimal and indispensable infor??mation and accused of improper use of users data. Al??ipay responded to the fine on Sunday, saying tG
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