The commercial sector uses a lot of automobiles to get its goods and services delivered to final customers. Many public services also depend on vehicles, garbage collection and fire trucks being just two examples.  Nearly all cars and trucks run on gasoline or diesel. Gasoline and diesel are made from oil.

In 2010, freight transportation
consumed 106,227,100 GJ and
emitted 9,675,310 GHG tonnes.
To learn how oil flows from the ground to the gas tank in a delivery van or garbage truck, click on the blue icons above....