Transportation Sector
Quebec
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 55   91 97 95 92 91 103
Freight Light Trucks 16   25 27 26 26 26 29
Medium Trucks 8   10 12 12 11 12 12
Heavy Trucks 3   5 5 7 6 5 5

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 67.0   68.9 68.8 67.8 68.2 68.3 68.8
Freight Light Trucks 19.1   19.2 19.2 18.9 19.1 19.3 19.4
Medium Trucks 9.8   7.9 8.3 8.3 8.2 8.7 8.2
Heavy Trucks 4.0   3.9 3.8 5.0 4.4 3.7 3.6

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 483   723 792 835 859 879 913
Freight Light Trucks 138   202 221 233 241 248 257
Medium Trucks 101   116 125 119 118 123 125
Heavy Trucks 63   67 72 67 65 68 68

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 61.5   65.3 65.5 66.6 66.9 66.7 67.0
Freight Light Trucks 17.6   18.2 18.3 18.6 18.8 18.8 18.8
Medium Trucks 12.9   10.5 10.3 9.5 9.2 9.3 9.2
Heavy Trucks 8.0   6.0 5.9 5.3 5.1 5.2 5.0

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 18,048   18,142 18,010 17,835 17,333 17,443 17,510
Freight Light Trucks 24,996   25,477 25,232 24,924 24,208 24,378 24,379
Medium Trucks 22,314   22,902 22,175 23,383 24,670 19,700 21,036
Heavy Trucks 58,925   82,311 79,606 89,649 87,787 78,908 79,029

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.2   12.2 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.1 12.0
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.7   11.3 11.5 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.9

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.4   12.2 12.2 12.3 12.3 12.1 12.1
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.7   11.2 11.5 11.7 11.8 11.7 11.9

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   26.0 25.9 25.7 25.6 25.8 25.7
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   26.6 26.5 26.3 26.3 26.2 26.2

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 42.5   40.0 39.3 38.5 37.8 37.1 36.4

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel