Freight Transportation Explanatory Variables
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Trucks
 
Sales (thousands)
Light Trucks1,a,b 102   201 203 217 240 264
Medium Trucks1,a,b 40   119 121 127 136 124
Heavy Trucks1,a,b 16   27 33 30 30 30

Stock (thousands)
Light Trucksa,c 995   2,338 2,387 2,553 2,722 2,913
Medium Trucksa,d 572   1,432 1,450 1,513 1,603 1,642
Heavy Trucksa,d 297   415 432 433 455 464

Average Distance Travelled per Year (km)
Light Trucksa 21,126   19,053 19,274 18,985 17,862 17,468
Medium Trucksa,e 21,663   25,603 25,441 25,960 24,744 23,806
Heavy Trucksa, e 51,886   92,937 90,757 92,261 89,248 86,624

On-Road Average Fuel Consumption (L/100 km)
 
Light Trucksa,f
Motor Gasoline2 13.3   11.7 11.7 11.6 11.6 11.2
Diesel Fuel Oil3 10.1   10.5 10.0 9.6 9.2 9.1

Medium Trucksa, e
Motor Gasoline2 27.1   23.0 22.8 22.4 22.1 21.3
Diesel Fuel Oil3 27.6   22.8 22.4 22.1 21.7 21.4

Heavy Trucksa, e
Diesel Fuel Oil3 42.5   33.1 32.7 32.4 32.0 31.6

Lab-Tested Light Truck Fuel Consumption1 (L/100 km)f
CAFC Standard Light Trucks4 11.8   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
CAFC Average Light Truck Fleet4 11.4   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Footnotes:

1) These series are representatives of vehicles produced in the model year, not for vehicles sold in that calendar year.
2) Include Ethanol
3) Include Biodiesel
4) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled "Total Growth 1990–2015" is for 1990 to 2010

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
b) R.L. Polk & Co., New Vehicle Registrations, 1990–2015, Southfield (Detroit), Michigan, 2017.
c) DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, Canadian Vehicles in Operation Census, 1990–2015, Richmond Hill (Toronto), 2017.
d) R.L. Polk & Co., Truck Industry Profile, 1994–2002, Southfield (Detroit), Michigan, 2004. Data for 2003 to 2010 estimated by Natural Resources Canada. 2010-2015 data were based on CANSIM Table 405-0004.
e) Statistics Canada, Canadian Vehicle Survey, 2004–2009, Ottawa, 2010 (Cat. No. 53-223-X).
f) Transport Canada, Vehicle Fuel Economy Information System, 1979–2009, Ottawa, 2010.