Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 39: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   2016 2017
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 687.3   1,495.7 1,511.9
Passenger Truck Transportation 215.5   550.9 558.4
Freight Truck Transportation 471.8   944.7 953.5

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 215.5   550.9 558.4
Freight Light Trucks 97.6   216.3 219.1
Medium Trucks 120.6   289.0 283.0
Heavy Trucks 253.6   439.4 451.4

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 31.4   36.8 36.9
Freight Light Trucks 14.2   14.5 14.5
Medium Trucks 17.5   19.3 18.7
Heavy Trucks 36.9   29.4 29.9

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 74,426   248,629 254,934
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 136,088   375,153 402,451
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.90   2.22 2.19
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.47   2.52 2.37
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 47.7   102.8 103.9
Passenger Truck Transportation 14.9   37.0 37.5
Freight Truck Transportation 32.8   65.8 66.4

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 14.9   37.0 37.5
Freight Light Trucks 6.6   14.5 14.7
Medium Trucks 8.2   20.0 19.6
Heavy Trucks 17.9   31.3 32.1

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 31.3   36.0 36.1
Freight Light Trucks 13.9   14.1 14.1
Medium Trucks 17.2   19.5 18.9
Heavy Trucks 37.6   30.5 30.9
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.4   67.1 67.1
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.4   69.6 69.7