Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   2013 2014 2015
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 35   106 117 107
Freight Light Trucks 18   51 56 51
Medium Trucks 6   45 46 40
Heavy Trucks 2   7 8 5

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 56.6   50.7 51.5 52.6
Freight Light Trucks 29.5   24.3 24.7 25.3
Medium Trucks 9.9   21.4 20.3 19.6
Heavy Trucks 4.0   3.5 3.5 2.5

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 373   1,145 1,235 1,307
Freight Light Trucks 195   550 593 628
Medium Trucks 111   435 456 465
Heavy Trucks 51   107 112 112

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 51.1   51.2 51.5 52.0
Freight Light Trucks 26.7   24.6 24.8 25.0
Medium Trucks 15.2   19.4 19.0 18.5
Heavy Trucks 7.0   4.8 4.7 4.5

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 17,275   12,403 12,341 11,410
Freight Light Trucks 22,964   14,552 14,408 13,360
Medium Trucks 20,732   30,220 29,914 27,244
Heavy Trucks 45,948   97,870 102,944 92,254

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 15.5   13.0 12.9 12.5
Diesel Fuel Oil2 11.5   10.9 10.3 10.4

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 15.8   13.1 13.0 12.7
Diesel Fuel Oil2 11.5   11.1 10.5 10.5

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   22.3 22.1 21.3
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   22.1 21.7 21.4

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 43.0   31.6 31.1 30.6

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel