New study suggests EVs are less stressful to drive than noisy conventional cars
April 24, 2015: According to new research, 70% of motorists believe that a quieter cabin would help improve their mood and reduce stress during the time they spend in the car. The findings suggest that making journeys in an electric vehicle – renowned for the...
Free Charge Your Car membership with Rolec home charge installation
April 22, 2015: Rolec services have partnered with public EV charging network, Charge Your Car (CYC), to offer customers free access to thousands of public charging points across the UK. Rolec, one of the top charge manufacturers in the UK, will now be offering a...
Volkswagen reveals C Coupé GTE plug-in hybrid concept car
April 21, 2015: Volkswagen has unveiled a new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) concept vehicle at Auto Shanghai 2015: the C Coupé GTE. The C Coupé GTE combines a petrol engine and lithium-ion battery. Together they produce a total of 245PS and enable the PHEV to accelerate...
Go Ultra Low reports record number of UK car buyers going electric
April 20, 2015: A record number of UK car buyers are opting to reduce their fuel bills by choosing ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), according to research by Go Ultra Low. The latest registration figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal that...
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.
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.
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
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.