Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 24: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 67.3   113.9 104.9 93.0 94.1 98.9
Passenger Truck Transportation 25.7   45.9 47.7 41.2 40.3 43.7
Freight Truck Transportation 41.6   68.1 57.2 51.8 53.8 55.2

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 37.2   62.6 64.9 57.1 55.8 61.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 29.9   49.0 37.6 35.0 37.1 37.3
Ethanol n.a.   2.3 2.3 0.9 1.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 55.3   54.9 61.9 61.4 59.3 62.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 44.5   43.0 35.9 37.6 39.4 37.7
Ethanol n.a.   2.0 2.2 0.9 1.3 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 8,981   19,287 20,227 17,660 17,371 19,109
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 12,710   20,947 17,339 16,420 17,973 19,178
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.86   2.38 2.36 2.33 2.32 2.29
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.27   3.25 3.30 3.15 2.99 2.88
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 4.7   7.9 7.2 6.4 6.5 6.8
Passenger Truck Transportation 1.8   3.1 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.9
Freight Truck Transportation 2.9   4.8 4.0 3.6 3.8 3.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 2.6   4.3 4.4 3.9 3.8 4.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 2.1   3.5 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.7
Ethanol n.a.   0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 55.2   53.8 60.7 60.1 57.9 60.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 44.6   44.3 37.1 39.0 40.9 39.1
Ethanol n.a.   1.9 2.1 0.9 1.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.4   68.0 67.7 67.5 67.3 67.3
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.4 70.1 70.2 70.2 70.1