Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 36: Medium and Heavy Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  2000   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Medium Trucks
 
Medium Truck Energy Use (PJ) 11.1   13.0 13.3 13.4 14.0 16.7 13.8

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Motor Gasoline 4.8   4.9 5.4 5.1 5.4 5.9 5.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 6.3   8.1 7.8 8.3 8.6 10.6 7.8
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.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 43.4   37.7 41.0 38.1 38.3 35.5 42.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 56.5   62.3 59.0 61.9 61.7 63.2 56.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 1.3 1.5
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 1,397   1,942 1,955 1,854 2,072 2,508 2,121
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 7.96   6.71 6.78 7.23 6.76 6.67 6.53
Medium Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 0.8   0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.2 1.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Motor Gasoline 0.3   0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.4   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.0 0.0
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 42.0   36.4 39.7 36.8 37.0 34.4 40.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 57.9   63.6 60.3 63.1 63.0 64.4 57.7
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 1.2 1.4
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.3   69.8 69.7 69.8 69.8 69.8 69.6

Heavy Trucks
 
Heavy Truck Energy Use1 (PJ) 38.4   32.7 29.0 29.1 30.2 38.0 29.5

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 18,780   14,474 13,826 13,199 13,394 16,620 13,313
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.05   2.26 2.09 2.21 2.26 2.28 2.22
Heavy Truck GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 2.7   2.3 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.7 2.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 71.0   71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2 71.2

Footnotes:

1) Heavy trucks consume only diesel fuel oil.