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 2.17% of Manitoba's total residential energy use in 2010.
On average in 2010, passenger vehicles
consumed 83.04 GJ and
emitted 6.85 GHG tonnes per household.
To learn how oil moves from the ground to your gas tank, click on the blue icons above….
Manitoba's Electric Vehicle Road Map has engaged the government, businesses and the university in preparations to help Manitobans switch to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles