Horses’ hooves can be heard clattering outside. Inside, four men hastily leaf through one book after another, remove pictures from the walls and rummage through drawers. The information their guide referred to has to be hidden in here somewhere. He had only given them 20 minutes to solve the puzzle and escape. The countdown has been running ever since. At 7 minutes and 3 seconds, Gerd Schick opens a cabinet to the right of the door and finds the last piece of the puzzle. “Good job,” says guide and instructor Frank Schönfelder. “You can now advance.”
“We want to instill enthusiasm”
What sounds like a visit with friends to an escape room is actually part of Volkswagen’s electrification campaign. Zwickau will begin producing the compact ID. this fall already – which is why the plant in Saxony is one of the first sites to provide comprehensive e-mobility training for its employees.