Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   2014 2015 2016
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 9   20 23 25
Freight Light Trucks 3   6 7 7
Medium Trucks 1   2 2 3
Heavy Trucks 0   1 1 1

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 69.1   70.1 71.0 71.0
Freight Light Trucks 21.1   19.6 19.8 19.7
Medium Trucks 6.5   8.3 6.9 7.5
Heavy Trucks 3.3   2.0 2.3 1.7

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 106   199 216 211
Freight Light Trucks 32   56 60 58
Medium Trucks 13   29 30 31
Heavy Trucks 8   9 9 9

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 66.9   67.9 68.5 68.0
Freight Light Trucks 20.4   19.0 19.1 18.9
Medium Trucks 7.9   9.9 9.5 10.0
Heavy Trucks 4.8   3.2 2.9 3.1

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 23,596   17,149 20,973 23,202
Freight Light Trucks 22,189   17,501 21,373 23,635
Medium Trucks 27,666   19,846 21,196 20,855
Heavy Trucks 79,037   92,762 91,306 80,376

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.7   10.9 10.7 10.5
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.9   9.2 8.8 8.7

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.8   11.0 10.8 10.6
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.9   9.4 9.0 8.8

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   21.7 21.3 21.0
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   21.7 21.4 21.0

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 42.7   35.6 35.4 35.3

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel