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Apparently, being a German-American hybrid can make a Teutonic knight somewhat less precise than a full-blood member of the Tuatha de Danaan — so how do they go about solving that problem and getting their mojo Bruce back? For starters, they decide it's time to invest $130 million through 2011 to expand a technology center in Sindelfingen, Germany to, as DaimlerChrysler exec board member Thomas Weber said,

"intensify the close integration between research, development, planning and production in Sindelfingen and enhance our competitiveness along this value chain."

See, to me that sounds like he just said they're looking to

"intensify our Bruce."

DCX to invest $130 million in German research site [Freep]

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