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*Renault dips after partner Nissan cuts outlook. LONDON, Nov 1- European stock markets eased off five year highs on Friday, after fresh signs of corporate earnings weakness pegged back Royal Bank of Scotland and carmaker Renault.
*Renault falls after partner Nissan cuts outlook. LONDON, Nov 1- Fresh signs of corporate earnings weakness pegged back European stock markets on Friday, pushing indexes off multi-year highs and hitting carmaker Renault.
*Shakeup comes as rapidly expanding Nissan sees quality issues. *Nissan slashes FY 13/ 14 net profit outlook by some 20 pct.
*Renault falls as Japan partner Nissan cuts outlook. *Aircraft parts supplier Meggitt slumps after cutting guidance. On Friday, UK aircraft parts supplier Meggitt fell around 8 percent after cutting its revenue guidance, and French carmaker Renault also fell sharply after its Japanese partner Nissan cut its net profit outlook for the year.
TOKYO, Nov 1- Nissan Motor Co said Chief Operating Officer Toshiyuki Shiga would step aside from the No.2 post to a job handling external affairs in a management makeover as the company grapples with quality issues amid an ambitious drive to boost market share.
Nissan Motor Co. said its number two executive, Chief Operating Officer Toshiyuki Shiga, will step aside from day-to-day operations and become vice chairman.
TOKYO, Nov 1- Nissan Motor Co cut its annual net profit outlook by nearly 20 percent on Friday, depressed by a sales slowdown in China and Southeast Asia and by a major vehicle recall in September.
That was better than the average 119 problems and beat global names such as General Motors Co's Buick and Chevrolet, Ford, Nissan and Honda.
*Subaru maker Fuji Heavy raises full-year profit forecast 40 pct. *Subaru output capacity topped up for sixth time in barely a year.
TOKYO, Oct 30- Honda Motor Co is on track for its best annual profit in five years and a rosier longer-term future, boosted by the popularity of the new Fit subcompact which left the company struggling to keep up with demand.
TOKYO, Oct 30- Honda Motor Co said strong car sales in the United States and Japan offset a slowdown in Thailand in the three months to September, helping the Japanese carmaker post a 46 percent growth in quarterly net profit.
Honda Motor second-quarter net profit rose 46 percent, after strong car sales in the United States, and motorbike sales in India and Thailand.
TOKYO, Oct 30- Honda Motor Co's second-quarter net profit rose 46 percent, slightly less than expected, after strong car sales in its biggest market, the United States, and motorbike sales in India and Thailand.
Asian stocks widened their pace of losses on Tuesday following a mixed batch of earnings and ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting.
Consumer Reports told America to put the brakes on buying some of the most popular cars built by Japanese automakers, including the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord.
Consumer Reports' latest reliability survey showed an improvement at Audi, while three Toyota models were dropped from the recommended list.
*Toyota, Lexus brands top new-car reliability survey. DETROIT, Oct 28- Toyota Motor Corp's reputation for quality took a hit on Monday when influential magazine Consumer Reports pulled its recommendation on three of the Japanese automaker's vehicles, including its popular flagship Camry sedan, due to poor crash test results.
DETROIT, Oct 23- Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Wednesday it is recalling 188,302 sport utility vehicles globally, mostly in the United States, to fix faulty brake control software that may increase the risk of a crash. Nissan said there have been no reports of accidents or injuries related to the problem.
Japanese and Chinese equities were sold-off on Wednesday afternoon on fears of bad bank debt and tight liquidity in China.
Oct 22- U.S. auto dealer Asbury Automotive Group Inc said sales slowed "significantly" in October, after demand for used cars helped it report a better-than-expected third-quarter profit. Asbury gets most of its revenue from the sale of luxury and foreign cars made by BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Honda and Nissan, among others.