Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   2015 2016
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 35   107 99
Freight Light Trucks 18   51 48
Medium Trucks 6   40 39
Heavy Trucks 2   5 3

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 56.6   52.6 52.4
Freight Light Trucks 29.5   25.3 25.2
Medium Trucks 9.9   19.6 20.8
Heavy Trucks 4.0   2.5 1.6

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 373   1,307 1,362
Freight Light Trucks 195   628 655
Medium Trucks 111   465 466
Heavy Trucks 51   112 107

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 51.1   52.0 52.6
Freight Light Trucks 26.7   25.0 25.3
Medium Trucks 15.2   18.5 18.0
Heavy Trucks 7.0   4.5 4.1

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 17,275   11,480 11,563
Freight Light Trucks 22,964   13,442 13,515
Medium Trucks 20,732   27,015 25,545
Heavy Trucks 45,948   90,180 81,370

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 15.5   12.5 12.5
Diesel Fuel Oil2 11.5   10.5 10.5

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 15.8   12.7 12.6
Diesel Fuel Oil2 11.5   10.7 10.6

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   21.3 21.0
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   21.4 21.0

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 43.0   30.6 30.2

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel