Dundee opens new EV charging hub
July 13, 2018: A new EV charging hub has opened in Dundee today (Friday 13th July), with six rapid charge points and four fast chargers located on Princes Street. The hub also features a solar canopy and energy storage system. Previously a vacant filling station,...
EVs considered by 70% of car buyers but myths remain
July 12, 2018: More than 70% of car buyers would consider an electric vehicle according to a new survey carried out by the AA and Populus for today’s LowCVP conference today (Thursday 12th July). With more than 10,000 drivers taking part, the survey is both...
Powermystreet tool launched
July 11, 2018: A new resource to help Londoners improve on-street EV charging infrastructure has been launched today (Wednesday 11th July), with Zap-Map part of the Powermystreet project. The tool will allow residents to demonstrate demand for EV charge points, by mapping where they would...
EV drivers making good use of GeniePoint chargers
July 11, 2018: Rapid charge points are being added to the GeniePoint network in Hampshire, with a number of the units seeing high levels of usage by EV drivers. There are now 19 chargers across the county by ChargePoint Services – the company behind 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 information on charging points and electric vehicles to help you make best use of your EV or PHEV – see below for more.
Charging your EV
Thinking about going electric and want to know about charging? Take a look at our handy charging guide which covers connector types and speeds, charging at home, on the public network and provides a charging overview for most EVs.
EV charging tools
Use our new interactive tools to answer some common questions asked by potential EV drivers: How much does it cost and how long does it take to charge an EV at home or on the public network? How much does it cost for a typical journey or to tax an EV compared to conventional cars.
With around 75 different electric models available in the UK, more than 160,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of close to 6,000 locations, 2018 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.
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.
- @CllrWarrenWhyte @EVEC_MK Yes excludes home chargers, and excludes the 100s of these home chargers shown on Zap-Map on "Zap-Home" network - 1 day ago
- @She_sElectric @TheEVdriver @LynnesnpR @GoUltraLow @BoydBrothersLtd @DundeeElectric @DundeeCouncil @eVolt_UK Yes added on Friday! - 1 day 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 these grants and an installer tool to help you find a suitable supplier.
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 2018. The Zap-Map EV buying guide will help you decide whether an electric car is right for you.