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Nissan's New Concept Powers Camping Trips With Recycled EV Batteries

Nissan has unveiled a new concept in collaboration with camp trailer manufacturer Opus - a camper powered by the Nissan Energy Roam, a new portable power pack that harnesses Nissan's electric vehicle battery technology, set for release April this year. The new power pack has a storage capacity of 700Wh and a power output of 1kW, made possible by recycled lithium-ion cells recovered from Nissan electric vehicles.

With the concept camper, Nissan says persons can go on camping trips without having to worry about power for up to seven days. When the power pack becomes exhausted, it can be removed from where it's housed within the camper and recharged anywhere via a standard 230v domestic socket, or by plugging it into a solar panel accessory.



The battery pack's storage capacity of 700Wh, although small, is capable of powering electronics like USB sockets, lighting, fridges, portable entertainment systems, microwaves and more. According to Nissan, the battery pack can be recha…

Symantec sees Major Leadership Restructure as COO Fey departs

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Major changes at cybersecurity vendor Symantec led by CEO Greg Clark have led to a leadership restructure at the company witnessing the departure of Chief Operating Officer and president Michael Fey and also Chief Marketing Officer Michael Williams and senior vice president Bradon Rogers.

Symantec has officially announced the departure of COO and president Fey while also noting a new hire by name of former Skyport Systems president and CEO Art Gilliland who is now EVP and GM of Enterprise Products at the company, a position that will see him oversee the Enterprise Security product and engineering teams, the Security Technology and Response (STAR) research team and the Enterprise Security customer support organization.

Departing Chief Marketing Officer Michael Williams

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Departing senior vice president Bradon Rogers

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Executive Marc Andrews who has served as SVP of Enterprise Security Worldwide Sales since Symantec acquired Blue Coat where he arrived from will continue this role bringing over 25 years of experience for operations in the company.

“The Blue Coat acquisition was a defining moment for Symantec, and we set an ambitious goal to transform our Enterprise Security segment with the vision of delivering an integrated cyber defense platform to our customers. As we position Enterprise Security for its next phase of growth and industry leadership, we are implementing an enhanced organizational structure that allows for greater scale on product development and sales generation.” Symantec CEO Greg Clark said.

Symantec CEO Greg Clark

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“Art is a widely respected executive both inside and outside our organization, and we are excited to welcome him back to Symantec. We look forward to benefitting from his extensive enterprise security expertise and years of endpoint and network experience in his new role.” Clark who is now taking up the role of president also added.



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