Chargemaster rapids part of £18m TfL EV investment
April 27, 2017: Chargemaster will install 75 of its Ultracharge rapid charger units in London by the end of this year for use by electric taxi drivers, after being awarded the by Transport for London (TfL). The move will see a further 75 Ultracharge EV...
Next stores to get Rolec EV charge points
April 27, 2017: Rolec EV has agreed a partnership with Next, to provide the retail giant with the company’s EV charge points. The deal will see Rolec’s EV Charge Online system installed, which doesn’t require membership fees, and users control the charging process with their...
Plug In Adventures plans 10,000 mile rally in a Nissan Leaf
April 26, 2017: Nissan and Plug In Adventures have created a specially modified Leaf 30kWh, which will be the first EV to enter the Mongol Rally. Plug In Adventures founder Chris Ramsey will aim to complete the 10,000 mile trip from the UK to Mongolia...
Source London points powered by clean energy
April 24, 2017: Source London has partnered with SSE Energy to make sure that EV drivers charging from the network’s points are doing so using 100% clean energy. The deal means that network users are able to charge in a more sustainable way, and the...
Zap-Map enables electric vehicle (EV) drivers to locate, navigate to and update charge points for the benefit of the EV community. Take a look at the map or download the app to find charge points near you or on your typical journey. Zap-Map also provides info to help you make best use of your new electric vehicle – see below for more.
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 40 different electric models available in the UK, more than 90,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of over 4,000 locations, 2017 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.
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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.