DriveNow launches London’s largest shared fleet of electric cars
May 22, 2015: DriveNow, the new flexible car sharing service from BMW Group and Sixt SE, has rolled out its cutting-edge fleet of BMW i3s across North and East London, giving residents instant booking-free access to zero-emissions vehicles, on a more cost-effective pricing structure than...
Electric Taxi company clocks 100,000 miles in Nissan LEAF
May 21, 2015: The Nissan LEAF that sparked an electric taxi revolution in Cornwall has clocked up its 100,000th mile without losing a single bar of battery life. ‘Wizzy’ as it was named by St Austell-based operators C&C Taxis, hit the milestone in the course...
BluePointLondon to manage charging points in Kensington and Chelsea, Hackney and Greenwich
May 20, 2015: BluePointLondon has announced key agreements with three additional London Boroughs for management and maintenance of their electric vehicle charging points as part of Source London, the capital’s electric vehicles charging network. The new agreements with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea,...
New EV chargers installed at Cheltenham Bikes and Compass Holidays in Cheltenham
May 19, 2015: As Zap-Map first reported in October last year, Gloucestershire County Council has installed the first of six new fast charging points and four rapid charging points across Cheltenham and Gloucester. One of the locations is at the former Royal Mail Depot close...
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.
Explore the UK Charge Point Map
- 30 new @BMWi i3 added to @DriveNow_UK London fleet - exciting times! https://t.co/we5nHxS2j8 Anyone been in one? http://t.co/SEofq5vKrO - 2 days ago
- @mastersdale not at present and nothing planned unless there is strong user demand - your request logged! - 3 days ago
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.