Freight Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016
Freight Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 471.8   971.5 933.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Natural Gas 0.1   0.5 0.6
Motor Gasoline 164.6   346.8 365.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 290.6   618.7 561.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 16.6   5.5 6.1

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions)a, c 135,114   354,548 373,110
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm)a 3.49   2.74 2.50
Freight Road Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e)a,b 32.8   68.0 65.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)a,b
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 11.4   23.4 24.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 20.4   44.2 40.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.0   0.3 0.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ)a,b 69.5   70.0 69.6

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2018.
b) Environment and Climate Change Canada, National Inventory Report 1990–2016: Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks in Canada, Ottawa, 2018.
c) Statistics Canada, Trucking in Canada, 1990–2005, Ottawa, 2007 (Cat. No. 53-222-X); and Table 23-10-0219-01, Ottawa, 2018.