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What do Toyota, Nissan and Honda all have in common? (Besides the fact that they are all Japanese automakers, that is?) They all re-entered the subcompact market in 2006 after abandoning it years ago. What's more, Mazda is planning to bring its subcompact Mazda2 to U.S. shores next year, Suzuki has signaled its intent to enter the B-segment with its popular Swift hatchback, and the domestics are in the game with the Chevrolet Aveo and forthcoming Ford Fiesta.

Back in March, we talked about Subaru's intent to bring back the Justy. This highly-efficient vehicle is now available for sale in the UK, and it's got some great stats: 64.2 mpg (UK) in the Extra Urban cycle and CO2 emissions of just 118 grams per kilometer (that should beat the London congestion charge). Subaru is saying the new Justy 1.0 R "promises to be one of the cheapest petrol-engined cars to run on UK roads." If you're interested in buying one of these, you should probably know that Sub

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First, the good news: AutoExpress is reporting that Subaru is in the process of planning a revival of their AWD wonder runt, the Justy. The bad news: it'll be front-wheel drive and a rebadged Daihatsu Sirion (pictured).