Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  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 Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 34.3   37.5 39.5 36.3 38.6 45.9 47.7
Freight Light Trucks 10.0   10.9 11.4 10.5 11.2 13.2 13.7
Medium Trucks 11.1   13.0 13.3 13.4 14.0 16.7 13.8
Heavy Trucks 38.4   32.7 29.0 29.1 30.2 38.0 29.5

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 36.6   39.9 42.4 40.6 41.1 40.3 45.5
Freight Light Trucks 10.6   11.6 12.3 11.8 11.9 11.6 13.1
Medium Trucks 11.8   13.8 14.2 15.0 14.9 14.7 13.2
Heavy Trucks 40.9   34.7 31.1 32.6 32.1 33.4 28.2

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 Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 2.4   2.6 2.7 2.5 2.6 3.1 3.2
Freight Light Trucks 0.7   0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.9
Medium Trucks 0.8   0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.2 1.0
Heavy Trucks 2.7   2.3 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.7 2.1

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 36.6   39.4 41.8 40.0 40.4 39.5 44.7
Freight Light Trucks 10.6   11.4 12.1 11.6 11.7 11.4 12.8
Medium Trucks 11.6   13.8 14.2 15.1 15.0 14.8 13.4
Heavy Trucks 41.1   35.3 31.8 33.4 33.0 34.3 29.1
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