GeniePoint signs up to Renault Z.E. Pass
February 24, 2017: The GeniePoint Network has agreed to become part of the Renault Z.E. Pass app when it launches in the UK later this year. The move means that Renault’s EV customers will be able to pay for the networks through the Z.E. Pass...
Simplified EV charging infrastructure on its way
February 23, 2017: New rules have been put into place by the UK Government that will make access to electric car recharging infrastructure easier for drivers. As part of the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill 2017, charge point network operators could be made to provide...
Shell opens M25 hydrogen station at Cobham
February 22, 2017: Shell has opened its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK at Cobham services on the M25. The new station has been built by ITM power and is the first of three sites set to open on Shell premises in 2017. The...
First Electric Nation smart charge points installed
February 22, 2017: Installation of smart charge points as part of the Electric Nation trial has begun for those who have signed up to the home charging project. The information gathered from Electric Nation participants will help future-proof the UK’s electricity networks from increased demand...
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.