InstaVolt rapids roll-out in Mid Devon
September 25, 2017: Rapid chargers from InstaVolt are going into the ground in Mid Devon as the council’s EV plans in the area pick up the pace. Instavolt’s units are accessible to anyone on a pay-as-you-go basis, with a cost of 35p/kWh. There are no...
Shell plans non-petrol station with EV focus
September 25, 2017: Shell has plans to open a ‘no-petrol’ station, with EV charging, hydrogen refuelling, and biofuels on offer rather than the usual petrol and diesel. The move would be the first such site to open in the UK, and highlights the shift in...
Q-Park adds 22kW Franklin Energy chargers to Northern Powerhouse sites
September 14, 2017: Franklin Energy has expanded its network with the addition of new charging points at Q-Park car parks in Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, and York. The new units are part of Q-Park’s expanding EV charging offering, with the parking company having previously had Franklin...
Top 10 EVs at Frankfurt 2017
September 13, 2017: Electric cars have proven to be a huge draw for manufacturers at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017. A number of key announcements were joined by new plug-in concepts – most of which will go into production, and the majority are also pure-electric....
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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 110,000 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.
- @dpeilow Ha, thanks - nice shot! Think you might struggle to connect the Model X to that particular pump though! - 1 day ago
- Shell plans 'non-petrol station' with EV focus - https://t.co/jIMsM61zwZ https://t.co/ihrFKroW6V - 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 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 2017. The Zap-Map EV buying guide will help you decide whether an electric car is right for you.