Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   2014 2015 2016 2017
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 9   20 24 26 26
Freight Light Trucks 3   6 7 7 7
Medium Trucks 1   2 2 3 3
Heavy Trucks 0   1 1 1 1

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 69.1   70.1 71.0 71.1 71.5
Freight Light Trucks 21.1   19.6 19.8 19.7 19.8
Medium Trucks 6.5   8.3 6.9 7.5 7.2
Heavy Trucks 3.3   2.0 2.3 1.7 1.5

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 106   199 216 212 234
Freight Light Trucks 32   56 60 59 65
Medium Trucks 13   29 29 29 32
Heavy Trucks 8   9 9 9 10

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 66.9   67.9 68.6 68.5 68.8
Freight Light Trucks 20.4   19.0 19.1 19.0 19.1
Medium Trucks 7.9   9.9 9.3 9.5 9.3
Heavy Trucks 4.8   3.2 2.9 3.1 2.8

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 23,380   17,149 21,006 23,312 22,614
Freight Light Trucks 21,992   17,500 21,403 23,735 23,022
Medium Trucks 27,584   19,846 21,194 20,678 19,942
Heavy Trucks 79,822   92,762 91,282 80,626 80,403

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.7   10.9 10.7 10.5 10.4
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.9   9.2 8.8 8.7 8.8

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.8   11.0 10.8 10.6 10.5
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.9   9.4 8.9 8.8 8.8

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   21.7 21.3 21.0 20.7
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   21.7 21.4 21.0 20.6

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 42.7   35.6 35.4 35.3 35.2

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel