Freight Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use (Final Demand) and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Freight Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 471.8   974.8 978.2 1,005.1 1,004.7 991.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Natural Gas 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.6
Motor Gasoline 164.6   296.7 303.6 321.5 324.6 343.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 290.6   656.2 651.2 662.7 658.3 642.1
Ethanol n.a.   14.3 15.6 14.4 15.9 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 16.6   7.3 7.6 6.2 5.4 5.5

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions)a, c 134,572   302,611 313,580 327,845 341,750 354,985
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm)a 3.51   3.22 3.12 3.07 2.94 2.79
Freight Road Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e)a,b 32.8   68.4 68.6 70.4 70.4 69.5

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)a,b
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 11.4   20.2 20.6 21.8 21.9 23.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 20.4   46.9 46.5 47.4 47.0 45.9
Ethanol n.a.   0.9 1.0 0.9 1.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.0   0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ)a,b 69.5   70.2 70.1 70.1 70.0 70.0

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
b) Environment and Climate Change Canada, National Inventory Report 1990–2015: Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks in Canada, Ottawa, 2017.
c) Statistics Canada, Trucking in Canada, 1990–2005, Ottawa, 2007 (Cat. No. 53-222-X); and Table 403-0004, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).