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  • Ford makes electric vehicle patents available to competitors

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    May 29, 2015: Ford has announced that to help accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) it will make its technology patents available to rivals. However, unlike Tesla, Ford has said it will charge for the privilege. Ford is willing to offer access to over...

  • World record for largest EV parade set at Berlin leg of Formula E

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    May 28, 2015: A record-breaking 577 electric vehicles (EVs) took to the Tempelhof track in Berlin last weekend to establish be crowned the world’s largest electric vehicle parade. The total easily surpassed the previous mark of 507, which was set in Silicon Valley, USA in...

  • Renault-Nissan Alliance to provide 200 EVs for 2015 Paris climate conference

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    May 27, 2015: The Renault-Nissan Alliance will provide a fleet of 200 all-electric vehicles as the official passenger-car provider for the United Nation’s COP21 climate conference in Paris later this year. The partnership agreement was signed today between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and the General Secretary...

  • Cotswolds continues to expand rapid EV charging network

    cotswolds continues expand rapid ev charging network

    May 26, 2015: Cotswold District Council has announced that the rapid charging point in Beeches Car Park in Cirencester is now repaired and online, after it was vandalised. This is the second rapid charge point to be switched on by the council. The other was...

Welcome to the Zap-Map Website

Zap-Map is a website covering all aspects of charging points and electric vehicles. Built around ourUK-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.

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

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With nearly thirty different electric models available in the UK, over 32,500 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of over 3,000 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

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.

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.


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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