Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  2000   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 34   39 38 40 51 51 49
Freight Light Trucks 10   11 11 11 14 14 14
Medium Trucks 3   5 4 4 5 6 5
Heavy Trucks 2   2 2 1 2 2 2

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 69.6   69.1 69.0 70.0 70.5 70.1 70.0
Freight Light Trucks 20.1   19.5 19.5 19.7 19.8 19.7 19.6
Medium Trucks 5.6   8.1 8.1 7.7 7.3 7.7 7.6
Heavy Trucks 4.7   3.3 3.4 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.9

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 387   450 471 497 529 555 574
Freight Light Trucks 111   127 133 140 149 156 161
Medium Trucks 36   52 56 61 68 71 71
Heavy Trucks 26   27 27 27 29 30 30

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 69.0   68.6 68.6 68.6 68.3 68.4 68.6
Freight Light Trucks 19.9   19.4 19.3 19.3 19.2 19.2 19.2
Medium Trucks 6.5   7.9 8.2 8.4 8.8 8.7 8.6
Heavy Trucks 4.6   4.1 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.6

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 20,184   19,658 19,991 17,555 17,778 20,342 20,630
Freight Light Trucks 20,200   19,968 20,315 17,850 18,073 20,671 20,957
Medium Trucks 31,936   29,827 27,542 24,118 24,153 28,093 23,538
Heavy Trucks 101,497   80,824 77,264 83,445 75,205 92,612 72,117

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.5   12.1 12.0 11.9 11.7 11.8 11.7
Diesel Fuel Oil2 12.0   12.2 12.1 11.8 11.5 11.2 10.7

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.6   12.2 12.1 12.0 11.9 11.9 11.8
Diesel Fuel Oil2 12.0   12.3 12.2 12.0 11.8 11.4 11.0

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 25.6   21.8 23.0 25.1 22.9 23.0 22.6
Diesel Fuel Oil2 26.3   23.6 23.3 24.4 23.2 22.8 22.4

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 38.5   39.4 36.5 34.3 36.0 35.8 35.7

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel