Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 39: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   2015 2016
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 687.3   1,484.7 1,475.8
Passenger Truck Transportation 215.5   513.2 542.5
Freight Truck Transportation 471.8   971.5 933.3

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 215.5   513.2 542.5
Freight Light Trucks 97.6   201.5 213.0
Medium Trucks 120.6   300.8 290.9
Heavy Trucks 253.6   469.2 429.4

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 31.4   34.6 36.8
Freight Light Trucks 14.2   13.6 14.4
Medium Trucks 17.5   20.3 19.7
Heavy Trucks 36.9   31.6 29.1

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 75,089   229,407 244,908
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 135,114   354,548 373,110
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.87   2.24 2.22
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.49   2.74 2.50
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 47.9   102.6 101.4
Passenger Truck Transportation 15.1   34.6 36.4
Freight Truck Transportation 32.8   68.0 65.0

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 15.1   34.6 36.4
Freight Light Trucks 6.7   13.5 14.3
Medium Trucks 8.2   20.9 20.1
Heavy Trucks 17.8   33.5 30.6

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 31.6   33.7 35.9
Freight Light Trucks 14.0   13.2 14.1
Medium Trucks 17.2   20.4 19.9
Heavy Trucks 37.2   32.7 30.2
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.2   67.3 67.1
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   70.0 69.6