Transportation Sector
Ontario
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 222.1   210.6 225.1 242.3 259.5 274.1 287.1
Passenger Truck Transportation 69.9   70.2 74.9 79.0 85.3 89.5 96.7
Freight Truck Transportation 152.2   140.4 150.1 163.3 174.3 184.6 190.4

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 69.9   70.2 74.9 79.0 85.3 89.5 96.7
Freight Light Trucks 25.5   26.3 30.5 31.1 30.8 33.7 36.3
Medium Trucks 43.3   42.6 43.6 46.5 48.6 50.6 49.4
Heavy Trucks 83.4   71.5 76.1 85.7 94.9 100.3 104.7

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 31.5   33.3 33.3 32.6 32.9 32.7 33.7
Freight Light Trucks 11.5   12.5 13.6 12.8 11.9 12.3 12.6
Medium Trucks 19.5   20.2 19.4 19.2 18.7 18.4 17.2
Heavy Trucks 37.6   34.0 33.8 35.4 36.5 36.6 36.5

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 26,641   28,023 30,891 32,797 35,492 37,257 40,343
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 45,253   40,474 43,690 49,099 54,271 58,205 60,222
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.62   2.51 2.43 2.41 2.40 2.40 2.40
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.36   3.47 3.44 3.33 3.21 3.17 3.16
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 15.4   14.6 15.6 16.8 18.0 19.1 20.0
Passenger Truck Transportation 4.8   4.9 5.2 5.5 5.9 6.3 6.8
Freight Truck Transportation 10.6   9.7 10.4 11.3 12.1 12.8 13.3

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 4.8   4.9 5.2 5.5 5.9 6.3 6.8
Freight Light Trucks 1.7   1.8 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.5
Medium Trucks 2.9   2.9 2.9 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.3
Heavy Trucks 5.9   5.1 5.4 6.1 6.7 7.1 7.4

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 31.4   33.4 33.3 32.6 32.9 32.8 33.8
Freight Light Trucks 11.3   12.3 13.2 12.5 11.7 12.1 12.5
Medium Trucks 19.0   19.8 18.9 18.8 18.2 18.0 16.7
Heavy Trucks 38.2   34.6 34.5 36.1 37.2 37.2 37.0
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.4   69.3 69.3 69.3 69.6 69.8 70.1
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   69.3 69.2 69.2 69.5 69.5 69.6