Definition: Final energy consumption – road transport (Code B_101920)
Final energy consumption – road transport covers quantities used in road vehicles for the propulsion of such vehicles, whether utility vehicles or motor cars for own use or the use of others, including omnibuses belonging to railway companies. It includes fuel used by agricultural vehicles on highways and lubricants for use in road vehicles.
Excludes energy used in stationary engines (see Other sector), for non-highway use in tractors (motor fuel consumed by agricultural vehicles is included under Agriculture), military use in road vehicles (see Other sector – Not elsewhere specified), bitumen used in road surfacing and energy used in engines at construction sites (see Industry sub-sector Construction). NACE Divisions 49.3 and 49.4.
Consumption by civil engineering vehicles licensed to use the public road network is also included under road transport, in so far as they are subject to the normal taxation system.
Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 on Energy Statistics;
Joint International Energy Agency/Eurostat/United Nations Economic Commission for Europe annual questionnaires