Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 35   107 100 110
Freight Light Trucks 18   51 48 53
Medium Trucks 6   40 39 42
Heavy Trucks 2   5 3 4

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 56.6   52.6 52.5 52.6
Freight Light Trucks 29.5   25.3 25.2 25.3
Medium Trucks 9.9   19.6 20.7 20.0
Heavy Trucks 4.0   2.5 1.6 2.0

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 373   1,311 1,369 1,412
Freight Light Trucks 195   629 658 680
Medium Trucks 111   461 456 454
Heavy Trucks 51   112 107 108

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 51.1   52.1 52.9 53.2
Freight Light Trucks 26.7   25.0 25.4 25.6
Medium Trucks 15.2   18.3 17.6 17.1
Heavy Trucks 7.0   4.5 4.1 4.1

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 17,126   11,521 11,924 11,653
Freight Light Trucks 22,844   13,487 13,927 13,580
Medium Trucks 20,583   27,066 25,932 25,072
Heavy Trucks 46,404   90,172 81,628 80,553

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 15.5   12.5 12.5 12.4
Diesel Fuel Oil2 11.5   10.5 10.5 10.5

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 15.8   12.7 12.6 12.5
Diesel Fuel Oil2 11.5   10.7 10.6 10.6

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   21.3 21.0 20.7
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   21.4 21.0 20.6

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 43.0   30.6 30.2 29.7

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel