Council adds rapid chargers in Cumbria
April 27, 2016: Cumbria County Council has rolled-out a number of electric vehicle charge points across the region, dramatically increasing charging options for residents and visitors. Nine sites have been commissioned for public use, with all nine featuring rapid charging options, with four locations offering...
EV market could be set for sales boom
April 26, 2016: Half a million new electric cars could be on UK roads if motorists already suited to plug-in vehicles made the switch, according to research by Go Ultra Low. The campaign, backed by government and industry, promotes the uptake of plug-in cars and...
Tesla launches Destination Charging in Europe
April 25, 2016: Tesla has rolled out its Destination Charging network across Europe with the first round of partners confirmed. The scheme sees Tesla work with locations such as hotels, restaurants and shops to offer charge points for Model S and Model X owners. Destination...
Electric car values increase as demand outstrips supply
April 25, 2016: The increased popularity of plug-in vehicles is having a substantial effect on used car values, with the average prices continuing to increase in the first quarter of 2016. According to figures from Auto Trader’s Retail Price Index, values of alternative fuel vehicles...
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 nearly thirty different electric models available in the UK, over 60,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of over 3,800 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.
Find EV Installer
Use the installer tool to locate an OLEV authorised charge point installer. Search by charge point brand and postcode to find a suitable installer local to you.
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.