Demand for minivehicles — which hit a record 1.924 million units sold in 2005 — is starting to level off, the chairman of Suzuki Motor Corp. said Friday.

“I think the market is reaching its peak and I don’t think there is a possibility for it to exceed the 2 million mark,” Osamu Suzuki told reporters in Tokyo. “We expect the market to remain flat from now on.”

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