Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 35   65 79 89 98 106 117
Freight Light Trucks 18   31 38 43 47 51 56
Medium Trucks 6   26 33 40 43 45 46
Heavy Trucks 2   3 4 6 9 7 8

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 56.6   51.6 51.2 50.1 49.9 50.7 51.5
Freight Light Trucks 29.5   24.9 24.7 24.1 24.0 24.3 24.7
Medium Trucks 9.9   21.0 21.7 22.3 21.7 21.4 20.3
Heavy Trucks 4.0   2.5 2.4 3.5 4.4 3.5 3.5

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 373   963 993 1,040 1,073 1,145 1,235
Freight Light Trucks 195   465 479 501 516 550 593
Medium Trucks 111   372 389 398 410 435 456
Heavy Trucks 51   90 90 95 101 107 112

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 51.1   51.0 50.9 51.1 51.1 51.2 51.5
Freight Light Trucks 26.7   24.6 24.6 24.6 24.6 24.6 24.8
Medium Trucks 15.2   19.7 19.9 19.6 19.5 19.4 19.0
Heavy Trucks 7.0   4.7 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.7

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 17,126   12,394 12,161 11,026 11,952 12,404 12,339
Freight Light Trucks 22,844   14,515 14,202 12,961 13,999 14,553 14,409
Medium Trucks 20,583   23,305 28,934 27,651 28,568 30,208 29,882
Heavy Trucks 46,404   93,366 102,757 96,858 94,491 97,792 102,903

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 15.5   13.3 13.1 13.3 13.2 13.0 12.9
Diesel Fuel Oil2 11.5   12.1 11.7 11.5 11.1 10.9 10.5

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 15.8   13.4 13.3 13.5 13.4 13.1 13.1
Diesel Fuel Oil2 11.5   12.4 12.0 11.8 11.4 11.1 10.7

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   25.1 22.9 23.0 22.8 22.4 22.1
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   24.4 23.2 22.8 22.4 22.1 21.7

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 43.0   33.1 33.1 32.6 32.1 31.6 31.1

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel