Kia Niro EV Crossover due for UK launch in late 2018
July 20, 2018: The new Kia Niro EV, which goes on sale today in Korea, will see its European launch at the Paris Motor Show in October this year. With a real EV range likely to exceed 220 miles (280 miles official*), the all-electric crossover...
Longer range Nissan LEAF E-Plus confirmed for 2019
July 18, 2018: Following the long awaited LEAF 40 kWh launched earlier this year, Nissan have confirmed that a longer range and higher power LEAF EV is due in 2019. As reported on Autoguide, Nissan’s head of EV marketing, Brian Maragno, corroborated recent rumours that...
What EV energy tariffs are available?
July 18, 2018: For many electric vehicle drivers, charging at home is a crucial part of ownership. The convenience of plugging in overnight and waking up to find a fully charged car is familiar to a large number of owners. Charging at home, whilst cheaper...
UK motorists buy a plug-in car every 9 minutes
July 17, 2018: Figures released this week by Go Ultra Low reveal that the overall number of pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles registered has risen every month so far this year, with one being registered every 9 minutes in the UK. The first half...
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 information on charging points and electric vehicles to help you make best use of your EV or PHEV – see below for more.
Charging your EV
Thinking about going electric and want to know about charging? Take a look at our handy charging guide which covers connector types and speeds, charging at home, on the public network and provides a charging overview for most EVs.
EV charging tools
Use our new interactive tools to answer some common questions asked by potential EV drivers: How much does it cost and how long does it take to charge an EV at home or on the public network? How much does it cost for a typical journey or to tax an EV compared to conventional cars.
With around 75 different electric models available in the UK, more than 160,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of close to 6,000 locations, 2018 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.
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 these grants and an installer tool to help you find a suitable supplier.
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 2018. The Zap-Map EV buying guide will help you decide whether an electric car is right for you.