Transportation Sector
Ontario
Table 36: Medium and Heavy Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Medium Trucks
 
Medium Truck Energy Use (PJ) 43.3   71.3 64.5 63.9 65.6 64.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Motor Gasoline 31.9   33.5 29.4 30.5 33.5 34.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 11.0   35.5 33.0 31.4 29.9 30.1
Ethanol n.a.   1.8 1.8 1.7 2.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 73.8   47.0 45.5 47.8 51.1 53.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 25.5   49.9 51.2 49.2 45.5 46.5
Ethanol n.a.   2.6 2.7 2.7 3.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 4,912   10,824 9,929 10,003 10,469 10,470
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 8.81   6.59 6.50 6.39 6.27 6.18
Medium Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 3.0   5.0 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.5

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Motor Gasoline 2.2   2.3 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.8   2.5 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.1
Ethanol n.a.   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 73.1   45.9 44.4 46.6 50.0 51.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 26.2   51.3 52.6 50.6 46.9 47.8
Ethanol n.a.   2.4 2.5 2.5 2.9 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.3   69.5 69.5 69.5 69.4 69.5

Heavy Trucks
 
Heavy Truck Energy Use1 (PJ) 83.4   162.2 162.8 161.5 154.7 158.7

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 36,738   77,433 80,707 82,718 82,912 91,016
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.27   2.10 2.02 1.95 1.87 1.74
Heavy Truck GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 5.9   11.6 11.6 11.5 11.1 11.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.3   71.4 71.5 71.5 71.5 71.5

Footnotes:

1) Heavy trucks consume only diesel fuel oil.