Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 67.3   105.0 108.8 105.6
Passenger Truck Transportation 25.7   48.4 52.6 53.4
Freight Truck Transportation 41.6   56.6 56.2 52.2

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 25.7   48.4 52.6 53.4
Freight Light Trucks 7.4   13.9 15.0 15.3
Medium Trucks 9.1   13.3 13.4 12.4
Heavy Trucks 25.1   29.4 27.8 24.5

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 38.2   46.1 48.3 50.6
Freight Light Trucks 11.0   13.2 13.8 14.5
Medium Trucks 13.5   12.7 12.3 11.8
Heavy Trucks 37.3   28.0 25.6 23.2

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 8,900   21,243 23,444 24,034
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 12,863   19,973 21,346 19,854
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.89   2.28 2.24 2.22
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.24   2.83 2.63 2.63
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 4.7   7.2 7.4 7.2
Passenger Truck Transportation 1.8   3.2 3.5 3.6
Freight Truck Transportation 2.9   4.0 3.9 3.6

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 1.8   3.2 3.5 3.6
Freight Light Trucks 0.5   0.9 1.0 1.0
Medium Trucks 0.6   0.9 0.9 0.9
Heavy Trucks 1.8   2.1 2.0 1.7

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 38.0   45.1 47.4 49.7
Freight Light Trucks 11.0   12.9 13.6 14.2
Medium Trucks 13.3   12.9 12.5 12.0
Heavy Trucks 37.8   29.1 26.6 24.2
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   67.1 67.1 67.1
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.0   69.8 69.7 69.5