Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 35   35 34 40 46 43 51
Freight Light Trucks 18   19 18 20 24 22 26
Medium Trucks 6   6 7 9 8 7 10
Heavy Trucks 2   2 2 3 4 4 4

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 56.6   57.3 55.7 55.0 56.1 56.4 56.4
Freight Light Trucks 29.5   29.9 28.9 28.4 28.8 28.9 28.6
Medium Trucks 9.9   9.9 12.2 11.8 10.3 9.5 10.9
Heavy Trucks 4.0   2.9 3.2 4.7 4.8 5.2 4.2

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 373   383 388 413 448 428 436
Freight Light Trucks 195   200 201 213 230 219 221
Medium Trucks 111   111 110 110 119 98 110
Heavy Trucks 51   50 50 50 50 46 42

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 51.1   51.5 51.8 52.5 52.9 54.0 53.9
Freight Light Trucks 26.7   26.9 26.9 27.1 27.2 27.7 27.3
Medium Trucks 15.2   14.9 14.6 14.0 14.0 12.4 13.6
Heavy Trucks 7.0   6.8 6.7 6.4 5.9 5.9 5.2

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 17,126   15,723 16,604 16,024 16,351 17,655 18,185
Freight Light Trucks 22,844   21,102 22,613 19,243 20,822 22,391 23,360
Medium Trucks 20,583   19,053 20,831 20,541 22,138 27,471 25,841
Heavy Trucks 46,404   41,740 39,755 48,514 62,126 72,980 86,439

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 15.5   15.2 14.9 14.7 14.7 14.6 14.5
Diesel Fuel Oil2 11.5   11.7 11.8 12.1 12.4 12.8 13.1

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 15.8   15.4 15.1 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.6
Diesel Fuel Oil2 11.5   11.7 11.8 12.1 12.4 12.8 13.0

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   26.9 26.7 26.5 26.4 26.2 26.1
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   27.4 27.2 27.0 26.8 26.7 26.8

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 43.0   42.5 42.0 41.5 41.0 40.0 41.0

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel