Electric cars reign in Next Green Car Awards 2017
December 5, 2017: The Next Green Car Awards 2017 winners have been revealed – recognising the UK’s best new green cars – with plug-in models dominating the finalists. A total of six pure-electric models made the final awards from the shortlist – four winning outright...
Ecotricity and Rolec launch Fully Charged Bundle
November 30, 2017: Ecotricity and Rolec EV have launche a new package of benefits for EV drivers, which covers all aspects of plug-in vehicle charging. Called the Fully Charged Bundle, Ecotricity and Rolec EV offer a new green electricity and EV tariff for home energy...
BMW launches new i8 Roadster
November 30, 2017: BMW has launched the i8 Roadster at the Los Angeles Auto Show, with the new convertible joined by an updated coupe at the same time. Both the new i8 Roadster and i8 Coupe get a larger capacity battery – up from 7.1...
Lancashire to get 150 new Chargemaster EV charge points
November 28, 2017: Chargemaster has announced that it is set to install 150 EV charge points in Lancashire for the region’s county council. The units will be installed from early 2018, and available to use on the POLAR network. The 150 new points will include...
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 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.
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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.