Transportation Sector
Ontario
Table 36: Medium and Heavy Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Medium Trucks
 
Medium Truck Energy Use (PJ) 43.3   61.1 59.1 59.1

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Motor Gasoline 31.9   33.2 34.0 33.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 11.0   27.7 24.9 25.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 73.8   54.3 57.5 56.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 25.5   45.4 42.1 43.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 4,887   9,901 9,756 9,901
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 8.86   6.17 6.06 5.97
Medium Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 2.9   4.2 4.1 4.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Motor Gasoline 2.1   2.2 2.3 2.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.8   2.0 1.8 1.8
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 72.7   53.0 56.2 55.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 26.6   46.7 43.4 44.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 67.7   69.2 69.1 69.1

Heavy Trucks
 
Heavy Truck Energy Use1 (PJ) 83.4   146.8 135.0 144.6

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 37,285   87,269 91,571 103,957
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.24   1.68 1.47 1.39
Heavy Truck GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 5.9   10.5 9.6 10.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.7   71.2 71.2 71.2

Footnotes:

1) Heavy trucks consume only diesel fuel oil.