Richmond to roll out 150 new charge points
August 16, 2017: More than 150 new EV charge points will be installed across Richmond, after the council received £285,000 from London’s Go Ultra Low City funding. The move will see residents in the area without access to off-street parking able to recharge their EVs...
Warner hotels roll out free Rolec EV charge points
August 11, 2017: Warner Leisure Hotels has installed free-to-use EV charge points across its portfolio of locations, allowing hotel guests to recharge their plug-in cars during their stay. The move has seen a number of Rolec AutoCharge units installed at the 13 Warner Leisure Hotel...
Source London and ESB live data added to new app
August 10, 2017: Zap-Map app 3.0 incorporates live data from the Source London and ESB charging networks and is now available on both iOS and Android platforms. In the UK, the updated app sees the addition of dynamic data for Source London points in and...
Rapid charging project improves continental EV travel
August 9, 2017: Cross-Europe travel for electric vehicle drivers has been made easier with the completion of the UNIT-E project, which has seen new rapid chargers installed in the UK and abroad. With six rapid units recently installed on the Electric Highway network, the UNIT-E...
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.
- Planning to go away this weekend? Make sure you check @zap_map map on our website to see all the UK chargepoints. https://t.co/w037j2gvrO - 1 day ago
- Richmond to roll out 150 new charge points - fast points for general access, plus residential lamp post units - https://t.co/IvKwEnIsbm - 3 days ago
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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.