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  • Leaf 30 kWh takes in Grand Tour

    leaf 30 kwh takes grand tour

    August 26, 2016: Nissan’s Leaf has completed a Grand Tour of Europe – taking in six countries and covering more than 400 all-electric miles. The Leaf 30 kWh model completed the journey to prove that long distance travel is easily possible in electric cars. With...

  • Kia Optima PHEV goes on sale

    kia optima phev sale

    August 25, 2016: Kia has launched its first plug-in hybrid with the Optima PHEV, with an all electric range of up to 33 miles quoted and CO2 emissions of 37 g/km. The model – currently only available as a saloon – is eligible for the...

  • Mercedes based Denza 400 has 250 mile range

    mercedes based denza 400 250 mile range

    August 25, 2016: A new EV has been launched in China with a 62kWh battery and range of around 250 miles on a single charge. Although made by Chinese manufacturer BYD exclusively for the local market, it could prove an important model here in Europe...

  • Rolec EV named charge point supplier for Cenex LCV Show

    rolec ev named charge point supplier cenex lcv show

    August 24, 2016: Electric Vehicle charge point supplier Rolec EV has again been appointed as the official charge point supplier for the Cenex LCV Show, due to take place next month. As the manufacturer of Europe’s widest range of EV charging units, the Boston-based company...

Welcome to the Zap-Map Website

Zap-Map is a website covering all aspects of charging points and electric vehicles. Built around our UK-wide charging point map, the site also provides up-to-date information on owning and driving an electric vehicle (EV). Use our the Zap-Map search tools to help you find charge points compatible with your electric vehicle.

Charge Point Types

There are four main EV charging types: Slow (up to 3kW) which is best suited for 6-8 hours overnight; Fast (7-22kW) which can fully recharge some models in 3-4 hours; and Rapid AC and DC (43-50kW) which are able to provide an 80% charge in around 30 minutes.


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Last 30 days

With over thirty different electric models available in the UK, over 70,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of over 4,000 locations, 2016 is a great time to go electric. The next few years will see yet more EV models launched in the UK by all the major car and van manufacturers.


Connector Selector


Our unique charge point selector shows which charge points and connector types current EV models are compatible with. With this easy-to-use tool you simply choose a specific vehicle model to generate a list of suitable charger types and connector information.

Zap-Map is focused on providing the best possible information to support the growing EV community. Users can submit a new charge point for inclusion on Zap-Map and report an issue with an existing unit. Join the Zap-Map Community and share with other users your EV experience. We welcome feedback on any EV or charge point issue.

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EV Charging at Home or Work


There are various suppliers and government schemes available to help you obtain a charge point for your home or work place. The Zap-Map guide provides info on all the latest deals and products available for home or work charging.

Choosing an Electric Vehicle

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Ready to make the move to an electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid? There are now many different models on the market with more coming in 2016. The Zap-Map EV buying guide will help you decide whether an electric car is right for you.

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