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Integrated Mid-lift Axle and Air Suspension System

MLA®3 brings a systems approach, delivering advanced design, technology and manufacturing for tractors and rigid trucks. This fully integrated system significantly helps reduce weight, cost and operating expenses over traditional twin steer configurations.

MLA 3 on 6×2 tractor units offers 44 t GCW capability.


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Enhanced Benefit for Operators

  • Reduced weight offers greater payload
  • Reduced footprint on frame frees up more space for other sub-systems

Reduced Costs

  • Eliminates steering links, ball joints and kingpins for improved alignment retention, reduced tyre wear and lower maintenance costs
  • Proven track record of reduced tyre wear and extended service life
  • Unitised wheel ends and premium dampers help reduce maintenance costs
  • Maintenance-free pivot bushings

Improved Performance

  • Suspension tuned for enhanced ride and vehicle protection


  • Seamless integration with Vehicle ECAS’ and ESP systems
  • Disc or drum brake applications
  • Wheel sizes 17.5, 19.5 and 22.5 inches with axle capacities from 4.8 t to 7.5 t allow 44 t GCW