Improvements to UK EV charging network proposed
October 25, 2016: Plans to dramatically improve the EV charging network to make points more widely available and convenient for motorists have been put forward by the government. The Department for Transport has started a consultation on a series of measures that will make charge...
Welsh EV charge point trial begins
October 25, 2016: A new electric car charging point trial has begun in Gwynedd, with five new points installed at tourism related businesses in Meirionnydd. The usage of the Welsh points will be monitored over the next 12 months, to see the impact they make...
Source London rapid charging supported by ChargePoint Services
October 21, 2016: The companies behind EV charging networks GeniePoint and Source London – ChargePoint Services and BluepointLondon – have formed a partnership to develop the number of rapid chargers for the capital’s network. The agreement will also see cross-network compatibility for customers on each...
Renault to present new Zoe 40 at Regent Street Motor Show
October 21, 2016: Renault will be displaying its new Zoe 40 at the Regent Street Motor Show in London next month, with an expected half a million visitors expected to take in the French company’s zero-tailpipe emission EV line up. Joining the new class-leading Zoe...
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.
- Improvements to UK EV charging network proposed as part of Modern Transport Bill consultation - https://t.co/9NBPCChgdp - 2 hours ago
- Welsh EV charge point trial begins - https://t.co/U17Najjjoy https://t.co/Yf2B3O3Mw2 - 3 hours ago
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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.