The Truck Manufacturers Association was established on 20 December 1978. The association represents the Philippine Automotive Industry that focuses on all commercial vehicles from sport utility vehicles (SUV) to big, heavy-duty trucks and buses. TMA is a non-stock, non-profit association under the laws of the Republic of the Philippines. TMA was certified by the Philippine Board of Investment and it was registered to Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on 30 November 2010. TMA is a member of Federation of the Philippine Industries, Inc (FPI) and Federation of Automotive Industries of the Philippines (FAIP).
To advance and promote the development of the local commercial vehicle manufacturing industry, particularly the members herein, so as to improve competitive capacities and contribute to industrial development.
VISION AND MISSION
To represent the interests of members before government offices and/or agencies, before the general public, as well as international bodies;
To serve as the vehicle for the establishment and maintenance of continuing dialogue and liaison between the members and concerned government offices and/or agencies, private institutions and/or organizations, as well as international bodies;
To serve as the medium through which the member, as an industry group, communicate its ideas, positions, plans and actions to the government and/or private sectors concerned; and
To serve as the form and administrative arm of the members in the development and implementation of plans, projects, and programs of common interest, and to this end to collaborate with other organizations, public or private;