Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 36: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 687.3   1,435.0 1,446.6 1,494.5 1,492.5 1,499.5
Passenger Truck Transportation 215.5   460.1 468.4 489.4 487.8 507.6
Freight Truck Transportation 471.8   974.8 978.2 1,005.1 1,004.7 991.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.6
Motor Gasoline 370.8   730.8 744.7 784.7 784.3 844.7
Ethanol 296.2   659.6 654.6 666.6 662.6 647.7
Biodiesel Fuel n.a.   35.5 38.0 35.5 38.6 n.a.
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 20.1   8.7 9.0 7.4 6.5 6.5

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 54.0   50.9 51.5 52.5 52.6 56.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 43.1   46.0 45.2 44.6 44.4 43.2
Ethanol n.a.   2.5 2.6 2.4 2.6 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 2.9   0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 75,089   200,118 204,423 215,630 216,088 227,075
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 134,572   302,611 313,580 327,845 341,750 354,985
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.87   2.30 2.29 2.27 2.26 2.24
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.51   3.22 3.12 3.07 2.94 2.79
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 47.9   99.7 100.3 103.4 103.1 103.7
Passenger Truck Transportation 15.1   31.3 31.7 33.0 32.8 34.2
Freight Truck Transportation 32.8   68.4 68.6 70.4 70.4 69.5

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 25.9   49.7 50.5 53.0 52.9 56.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 20.8   47.1 46.8 47.6 47.4 46.3
Ethanol n.a.   2.3 2.5 2.3 2.5 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.2   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 54.0   49.9 50.3 51.3 51.3 54.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 43.4   47.3 46.6 46.1 45.9 44.7
Ethanol n.a.   2.3 2.5 2.2 2.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 2.5   0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.3   68.0 67.6 67.4 67.2 67.3
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   70.2 70.1 70.1 70.0 70.0