Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 24: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  2000   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 93.9   94.1 93.1 89.3 94.0 113.8 104.8
Passenger Truck Transportation 34.3   37.5 39.5 36.3 38.6 45.9 47.7
Freight Truck Transportation 59.6   56.6 53.6 53.0 55.4 67.9 57.1

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 47.9   53.0 55.9 51.5 54.8 62.6 64.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 45.9   41.1 37.1 37.7 39.1 48.9 37.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 2.3 2.3
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 51.0   56.3 60.1 57.7 58.3 55.0 61.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 48.9   43.6 39.8 42.2 41.6 42.9 35.8
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 2.0 2.2
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 13,316   15,101 16,067 14,911 16,070 19,287 20,227
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 21,378   17,829 17,282 16,445 16,963 20,918 17,308
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.58   2.49 2.46 2.43 2.40 2.38 2.36
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.79   3.17 3.10 3.23 3.27 3.25 3.30
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 6.6   6.6 6.5 6.2 6.5 7.9 7.2
Passenger Truck Transportation 2.4   2.6 2.7 2.5 2.6 3.1 3.2
Freight Truck Transportation 4.2   4.0 3.8 3.7 3.9 4.8 4.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 3.4   3.7 3.8 3.5 3.7 4.2 4.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.3   2.9 2.6 2.7 2.8 3.5 2.7
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.2 0.2
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 50.8   55.5 59.2 56.7 57.2 53.9 60.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 49.1   44.4 40.7 43.3 42.7 44.2 37.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 1.9 2.2
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.7   69.1 68.7 68.5 68.2 67.8 67.5
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.6   70.4 70.3 70.3 70.2 70.2 69.9