Transportation Sector
Quebec
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 55   100 98 97 96 104 105
Freight Light Trucks 16   28 27 27 27 29 29
Medium Trucks 8   12 12 12 15 16 16
Heavy Trucks 3   5 7 7 7 5 5

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 67.0   68.7 67.8 67.6 66.4 67.6 67.6
Freight Light Trucks 19.1   19.3 19.0 19.0 18.6 18.9 18.9
Medium Trucks 9.8   8.4 8.5 8.3 10.2 10.2 10.2
Heavy Trucks 4.0   3.6 4.7 5.1 4.8 3.3 3.3

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 483   957 1,004 1,042 1,063 1,097 1,131
Freight Light Trucks 138   269 282 292 298 307 316
Medium Trucks 101   130 136 138 139 152 161
Heavy Trucks 63   70 70 71 71 71 71

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 61.5   67.1 67.3 67.5 67.7 67.4 67.4
Freight Light Trucks 17.6   18.9 18.9 18.9 19.0 18.9 18.8
Medium Trucks 12.9   9.1 9.1 9.0 8.8 9.3 9.6
Heavy Trucks 8.0   4.9 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.2

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 18,048   17,716 17,144 16,960 16,594 17,280 16,204
Freight Light Trucks 24,996   24,648 23,884 23,603 23,229 24,219 22,685
Medium Trucks 22,314   23,084 27,381 21,797 23,766 26,052 27,332
Heavy Trucks 58,925   84,881 87,092 92,277 94,868 94,879 102,399

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.2   12.0 11.9 11.8 11.8 11.7 11.6
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.7   11.9 11.9 11.8 11.9 11.8 11.1

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.4   12.1 12.0 11.9 11.9 11.8 11.7
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.7   11.9 12.0 11.9 11.9 11.8 11.3

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   25.5 25.4 25.2 22.9 21.8 23.0
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   26.1 26.1 26.0 23.3 23.6 23.3

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 42.5   35.7 35.0 34.3 33.6 34.0 35.2

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel