Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 37: Truck Explanatory Variables
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Sales (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 9   17 18 20 23
Freight Light Trucks 3   5 5 6 7
Medium Trucks 1   2 2 2 2
Heavy Trucks 0   1 1 1 1

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 69.1   69.6 70.0 70.1 71.0
Freight Light Trucks 21.1   19.4 19.5 19.6 19.8
Medium Trucks 6.5   8.4 8.3 8.3 6.9
Heavy Trucks 3.3   2.6 2.1 2.0 2.3

Stock (thousands)
Passenger Light Trucks 106   189 196 199 216
Freight Light Trucks 32   53 55 56 60
Medium Trucks 13   27 28 29 30
Heavy Trucks 8   9 9 9 9

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 66.9   67.9 68.1 67.9 68.5
Freight Light Trucks 20.4   19.0 19.0 19.0 19.1
Medium Trucks 7.9   9.8 9.7 9.9 9.5
Heavy Trucks 4.8   3.4 3.2 3.2 2.9

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Passenger Light Trucks 23,596   22,245 18,958 17,152 17,221
Freight Light Trucks 22,189   22,668 19,320 17,501 17,560
Medium Trucks 27,666   22,455 21,136 19,886 20,130
Heavy Trucks 79,037   87,468 94,543 93,012 98,216

Passenger Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.7   11.2 11.0 10.8 10.7
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.9   9.7 9.4 9.2 8.8

Freight Light Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 12.8   11.3 11.1 11.0 10.8
Diesel Fuel Oil2 9.9   9.9 9.6 9.3 8.9

Medium Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Motor Gasoline1 27.1   22.6 22.1 21.7 21.3
Diesel Fuel Oil2 27.6   22.4 22.1 21.7 21.4

Heavy Truck On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
Diesel Fuel Oil2 42.7   35.8 35.7 35.6 35.4

Footnotes:

1) Includes Ethanol
2) Includes Biodiesel