Nearly all automobiles run on gasoline or diesel, which are made from oil.  Although renewable fuel content is now a standard Canadian requirement, ethanol represented only 0.18% of Alberta's total residential energy use in 2010.
 
On average in 2010, passenger vehicles
consumed 95.36 GJ and
emitted 10.74 GHG tonnes per household.
 
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RESIDENTIAL

AUTOMOBILES

38.07%
consumption