Ultra fast 350kW chargers set for European launch
October 20, 2016: A network of ultra-fast charging stations will be rolled out across Europe, capable of charging electric vehicles with a power output of up to 350kW. Called Ultra E, the project is the result of a collaboration between a number of the continent’s...
Rural firms make savings with EV project
October 20, 2016: The results of a new study have shown that rural businesses can make significant savings by switching to electric cars and vans. The trial, carried out by Coventry University, Warwickshire County Council and Greenwatt saw 16 companies from a range of sectors...
Smart home chargers launched by Rolec EV
October 19, 2016: Rolec EV has launched a new range of Smart Tech EV charge points for the home. The units will come under the EV: HomeSmart brand and are available for any home installation, connecting to Rolec’s Power Portal back office system. Kieron Alsop,...
Easier access to EVs with Nissan Leaf offer
October 19, 2016: Nissan has made owning an electric car more accessible after launching a new promotion for its used Leaf 24kWh models. The best-selling pure electric car in the UK now has a number of dealer-backed benefits for used examples. The Nissan Leaf 24kWh...
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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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.
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
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.