Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 36: Medium and Heavy Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  2000   2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Medium Trucks
 
Medium Truck Energy Use (PJ) 11.1   12.1 12.4 13.2 13.3 13.2 14.2

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Motor Gasoline 4.8   5.0 4.9 6.0 6.6 6.5 6.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 6.3   7.0 7.3 7.2 6.8 6.7 7.4
Ethanol n.a.   0.1 0.1 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 43.4   41.4 39.9 45.2 49.2 49.5 47.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 56.5   58.0 59.3 54.7 50.8 50.4 52.1
Ethanol n.a.   0.6 0.8 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 1,397   1,884 1,949 2,124 2,186 2,201 2,420
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 7.96   6.44 6.35 6.22 6.10 6.00 5.86
Medium Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 0.8   0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Motor Gasoline 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.4   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Ethanol n.a.   0.0 0.0 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 42.0   40.1 38.6 44.0 47.9 48.3 46.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 57.9   59.3 60.6 56.0 52.1 51.7 53.4
Ethanol n.a.   0.6 0.8 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.3   69.7 69.8 69.6 69.4 69.4 69.5

Heavy Trucks
 
Heavy Truck Energy Use1 (PJ) 38.4   27.7 29.5 29.5 27.8 27.2 29.0

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 18,780   12,866 14,529 15,860 16,835 15,817 15,872
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.05   2.15 2.03 1.86 1.65 1.72 1.83
Heavy Truck GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 2.7   2.0 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.9 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.