Bute gets its first electric vehicle charging point
July 6, 2015: Bute has installed it’s first electric vehicle charging point in the centre of Rothesay, which will be ready for use “in a matter of weeks”. The new charging facility will make the prospect of owning and operating an electric vehicle much more...
Complete the new V2G EV Survey and win £50
July 3, 2015: A new survey, which is supported by Next Green Car & Zap-Map, has been commissioned by KiWi Power, Carbon Trust and the High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute (HSSMI) who are working with InnovateUK to investigate viable ways of integrating electric vehicles (EVs)...
Opinion: Whats the point of the public EV charging network?
July 3, 2015: Recently, Luton on Sunday released an article entitled “Car charging points in Bedfordshire are not plugged enough, motorists say”. The article brought up some good points about the importance of location when installing public charging points. It also drew on research from...
Nissan introduces new Acenta+ LEAF trim to battery electric range
July 1, 2015: Nissan is celebrating the continued success of its 100% electric LEAF model with the introduction of an Acenta+ grade. The new Acenta+ sits between the Acenta and range-topping Tekna model and enjoys a significant specification boost over the standard model. On sale...
Welcome to the Zap-Map Website
Zap-Map is a website covering all aspects of charging points and electric vehicles. Built around our UK-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.
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- Loving the new #selfev trend. Here's one from us before #Zoe #EV is returned to @RenaultZE - will be sad to see it go http://t.co/EytroNhDXc - 22 hours ago
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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.