Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 60: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 282   794 858 921
Freight Light Trucks 102   265 285 305
Medium Trucks 40   124 134 135
Heavy Trucks 16   30 24 27

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 64.1   65.4 65.9 66.3
Freight Light Trucks 23.1   21.8 21.9 22.0
Medium Trucks 9.1   10.3 10.3 9.7
Heavy Trucks 3.7   2.5 1.9 2.0

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 2,761   8,755 9,274 9,743
Freight Light Trucks 995   2,918 3,084 3,232
Medium Trucks 572   1,621 1,640 1,674
Heavy Trucks 297   464 463 471

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 59.7   63.6 64.1 64.4
Freight Light Trucks 21.5   21.2 21.3 21.4
Medium Trucks 12.4   11.8 11.3 11.1
Heavy Trucks 6.4   3.4 3.2 3.1

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 17,383   15,387 15,668 15,288
Freight Light Trucks 20,992   17,663 18,034 17,619
Medium Trucks 21,566   23,509 22,999 22,420
Heavy Trucks 52,400   83,592 79,501 81,392

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.9   10.9 10.8 10.7
Diesel Fuel Oil2 10.0   8.8 8.8 8.8

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 13.3   11.2 11.1 11.0
Diesel Fuel Oil2 10.1   9.2 9.1 9.1

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   21.3 21.0 20.7
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   21.4 21.0 20.6

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 42.5   31.6 31.2 30.8

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel