Engenie to introduce contactless payments
March 15, 2018: Rapid charging network Engenie has announced that it is moving its charge points over to contactless payments, making access for any EV driver quick and easy. The network’s triple-connector rapid chargers will be able to accept contactless credit & debit cards, or...
EO powers Gnewt Cargo depot
March 15, 2018: EO Charging has completed the installation of the UK’s largest single-site EV charge point location for London-based logistics firm Gnewt Cargo. A total of 40 new EO smart-chargers have been installed at Gnewt Cargo’s depot in Bow, London, with 63 EO smart-chargers...
Renault Nissan Mitsubishi group aims for solid state EVs from 2025
March 13, 2018: The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is working on solid-state battery technology, that it hopes to bring to market in its plug-in vehicles as soon as 2025. According to reports in the Financial Times, the electric vehicle giant is developing the next-generation battery technology, which...
Deposits being taken for new Audi e-tron
March 12, 2018: Order books are now open in the UK for the Audi e-tron, due for launch later this year, with buyers requiring a £1,000 deposit to secure their new EV. Set to compete against the Jaguar I-Pace in terms of price, prestige, and...
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.
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 around 60 different electric models available in the UK, more than 130,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of over 5,000 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.
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 2018. The Zap-Map EV buying guide will help you decide whether an electric car is right for you.