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  • Polar Instant changes rates

    polar instant rates

    November 24, 2015: Members of the Polar Instant Pay as you Go charging network will see a change in rates from Tuesday 1st December, with a £1.20 admin fee charged each time an EV is connected to a charging post. The Polar Instant scheme, run...

  • Next Green Car Awards 2015 recognise top plug-in models

    green car awards 2015 recognise top plug- models

    November 24, 2015: Plug-in models have taken a number of prizes at the Next Green Car Awards 2015. The awards aim to highlight the year’s best green cars and see two pure-EVs and six plug-in hybrids claim titles. Chosen from a shortlist of 40 models...

  • EV investment for ambulance service

    ev investment ambulance service

    November 23, 2015: Five Nissan Leafs have been added to the North East Ambulance Service’s fleet of pool cars in a drive to reduce fuel costs and emissions. The new models replace five conventionally powered vehicles and will be supported by nine charging points at...

  • Renault and Nissan boost charging points for climate talks

    renault nissan boost charging points climate talks

    November 20, 2015: As part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s support of the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) climate change summit, the company has installed an additional 90 new charging points around the city. The charging points will use low-carbon generated electricity too, with energy generated...

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24/11/2015: Today we are launching Zap-Map 3.0 (BETA) with the aim of providing better functionality and useability for Zap-Map users. The new database and features will be rolled out across Zap-Stats, Search, iOS and Android apps in the next few weeks. During this time there may be some data discrepancy between platforms.

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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Last 30 days

With nearly thirty different electric models available in the UK, over 43,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of over 3,500 locations, 2015 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.


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Explore the UK Charge Point Map

Zap-Map Search


Use the Zap-Map search tools to find charging points across the UK. Search by location, charger type, connector and electric vehicle model

Connector Selector


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.

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

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Ready to make the move to an electric vehicle? There are now several different models on the market with more coming in 2015. The Zap-Map EV buying guide will help you decide whether an electric car is right for you.

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