Chargemaster points to use renewable energy
July 26, 2017: Chargemaster has announced that its EV charging network will use 100% renewable electricity from 1st August. The company, which runs the POLAR and Charge Your Car networks, supplied more than 500,000 kWh of electricity in the first half of 2017 and has...
Electric Mini set for Oxford production
July 25, 2017: BMW has announced the next stage of its electrification strategy, with a flexible architecture for plug-in models and confirmation of the Mini EV. Already one of the best manufacturers in terms of electric vehicle options, BMW has revealed that the new all-electric...
BMW launches i Wallbox smart charging service
July 24, 2017: BMW has launched a new charging service with its i Wallbox models, allowing owners to make the most of low energy tariffs or self-generated electricity. The BMW Digital Charging Service is able to take into account both variable daytime tariffs, and those...
Multi brand EV experience centre to open in Milton Keynes
July 20, 2017: The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre has been launched in Milton Keynes, with doors set to open to the public in Saturday 22nd July. A multi-brand EV showroom, the EV Experience Centre is the first of its kind in the UK. Located in...
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.
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.