Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  2000   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 34   33 36 36 35 35 35
Freight Light Trucks 10   9 10 10 10 10 10
Medium Trucks 3   3 3 3 3 3 4
Heavy Trucks 2   2 2 2 2 2 2

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 69.6   70.7 70.4 70.5 69.9 69.8 68.8
Freight Light Trucks 20.1   20.3 20.2 20.1 19.9 19.8 19.5
Medium Trucks 5.6   5.7 5.6 5.8 6.2 6.2 7.8
Heavy Trucks 4.7   3.3 3.8 3.5 4.0 4.1 4.0

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 387   389 399 412 423 432 436
Freight Light Trucks 111   112 114 117 120 122 123
Medium Trucks 36   38 39 42 44 45 47
Heavy Trucks 26   26 27 26 26 27 26

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 69.0   68.9 68.9 68.8 69.0 69.0 68.9
Freight Light Trucks 19.9   19.8 19.7 19.6 19.6 19.6 19.5
Medium Trucks 6.5   6.7 6.8 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.5
Heavy Trucks 4.6   4.6 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.2

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 20,184   19,372 20,124 20,303 19,952 19,947 19,578
Freight Light Trucks 20,200   19,526 20,240 20,486 20,181 20,193 19,880
Medium Trucks 31,936   35,519 30,500 34,591 30,693 28,770 32,547
Heavy Trucks 101,497   96,841 93,663 93,596 95,863 99,962 84,233

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.5   12.5 12.4 12.4 12.3 12.3 12.2
Diesel Fuel Oil2 12.0   12.1 12.2 12.2 12.1 11.9 12.3

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.6   12.6 12.5 12.5 12.4 12.4 12.3
Diesel Fuel Oil2 12.0   12.1 12.2 12.2 12.1 12.0 12.3

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 25.6   25.8 25.7 25.5 25.4 25.2 22.9
Diesel Fuel Oil2 26.3   26.2 26.2 26.1 26.1 26.0 23.3

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 38.5   38.1 37.6 37.2 36.8 36.0 38.6

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel