“Typical North German weather,” says Dirk Jibben with a smile. The team spokesperson at the Volkswagen plant in Emden doesn’t let the lack of blue sky dampen his high spirits. Representing the approximately 8,000 employees at the plant, Jibben and his colleague, deputy supervisor Stephanie Lorenz, have met up outside the training building to shed light on the biggest transformation process in the plant’s history – from the perspective of the workforce.
Start of production of ID.4 at Emden plant 60,000 days of electromobility training
The Volkswagen plant in Emden is currently undergoing the biggest transformation in its history. One billion euros are being invested in the location to prepare it for the production of electric cars. The series production of the all-electric ID.4, which gets started on 20 May, is a milestone. And Volkswagen is employing unconventional methods, such as escape rooms, to train their employees. We take a look behind the scenes.