Nissan BladeGlider set for Goodwood
June 28, 2017: Nissan will give a European public debut to its BladeGlider electric concept at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. On show from tomorrow (Thursday 28th June) the working concept will wow the crowds outside Goodwood House – but silently of course....
New guide answers local council questions on EV charge points
June 26, 2017: A new guide for on-street EV charging has been published by UK Power Networks, providing information to local authorities considering installing public units. The electricity grid distribution and maintenance provider for East Anglia, London, and the South East has compiled the guide,...
Milestone for eVolt as Heathrow expands EV charging options
June 26, 2017: Heathrow Airport was the location for eVolt’s 200th rapid charger installation, after the charge point company was awarded a contract to provide 18 of its units in phase one of the London airport’s EV plans. The contract will see more eVolt chargers...
Ecotricity pricing structure changes next week
June 23, 2017: Ecotricity’s new pricing structure will come into effect on Monday, with this weekend representing the last few days of the current £6 per 30 min charge tariff. As of Monday 26th June, all Ecotricity rapid chargers will then have the new prices...
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.