Transportation Sector
Quebec
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 55   53 57 62 68 65 74
Freight Light Trucks 16   15 16 17 19 18 20
Medium Trucks 8   8 9 9 9 8 9
Heavy Trucks 3   2 3 4 5 5 4

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 67.0   67.8 67.8 67.4 67.6 67.7 68.7
Freight Light Trucks 19.1   19.0 19.0 18.8 18.7 18.8 19.1
Medium Trucks 9.8   10.2 10.1 9.6 8.8 8.5 8.5
Heavy Trucks 4.0   2.9 3.2 4.2 5.0 5.0 3.8

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 483   499 532 565 615 653 676
Freight Light Trucks 138   140 149 157 171 181 188
Medium Trucks 101   101 100 100 108 113 116
Heavy Trucks 63   62 62 62 62 69 67

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 61.5   62.2 63.1 63.9 64.4 64.2 64.6
Freight Light Trucks 17.6   17.4 17.7 17.8 17.8 17.8 18.0
Medium Trucks 12.9   12.6 11.9 11.4 11.3 11.1 11.1
Heavy Trucks 8.0   7.8 7.3 7.0 6.5 6.8 6.4

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 18,048   17,048 17,597 17,802 18,066 17,928 18,400
Freight Light Trucks 24,996   24,042 24,896 25,077 25,518 25,203 25,807
Medium Trucks 22,314   21,353 22,403 23,004 23,055 23,055 22,672
Heavy Trucks 58,925   54,950 57,944 64,059 75,660 71,574 74,944

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.2   12.2 12.1 12.2 12.2 12.1 12.2
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.7   9.8 9.8 10.1 10.4 10.8 11.1

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.4   12.2 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.2
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.7   9.8 9.7 10.0 10.4 10.7 11.1

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   26.9 26.7 26.5 26.4 26.2 26.1
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   27.4 27.2 27.0 26.8 26.7 26.8

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 42.5   42.0 41.5 41.1 40.5 40.3 40.6

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel