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Workers Locked in Idle Shanghai VW Factory Get Movies, Walks

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Workers locked in Volkswagen AG’s Shanghai factory are getting movie nights and scheduled exercise to keep them entertained after production was idled by the city’s prolonged lockdown.   

While at least several dozen employees initially volunteered to sleep at the plant to keep it running on a so-called closed loop system, those plans were eventually abandoned as the worsening Covid-19 outbreak saw the lockdown extended. With no way to return home and the supply of required auto parts also disrupted, the workers are still on site.