Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 36: Medium and Heavy Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Medium Trucks
 
Medium Truck Energy Use (PJ) 9.1   16.8 13.9 12.3 12.7 13.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Motor Gasoline 5.2   5.9 5.8 5.1 5.2 5.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.9   10.6 7.8 7.1 7.4 7.3
Ethanol n.a.   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 57.3   35.5 42.0 41.4 41.1 43.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 42.7   63.2 56.5 58.0 58.0 56.3
Ethanol n.a.   1.3 1.5 0.6 0.8 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 1,013   2,513 2,124 1,906 2,003 2,092
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 9.00   6.67 6.53 6.44 6.34 6.23
Medium Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 0.6   1.2 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Motor Gasoline 0.4   0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.3   0.8 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5
Ethanol n.a.   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 56.4   34.3 40.8 40.1 39.9 42.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 43.6   64.5 57.8 59.3 59.3 57.5
Ethanol n.a.   1.2 1.4 0.6 0.8 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.8   70.1 69.8 69.9 69.9 69.9

Heavy Trucks
 
Heavy Truck Energy Use1 (PJ) 25.1   38.1 29.6 27.7 29.5 29.6

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 10,871   16,644 13,340 12,879 14,361 15,320
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.31   2.29 2.22 2.15 2.06 1.93
Heavy Truck GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 1.8   2.7 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.3   71.4 71.5 71.5 71.5 71.5

Footnotes:

1) Heavy trucks consume only diesel fuel oil.