UK govt supports greener businesses with extension of £8k plug-in van grant
March 30, 2015: British businesses will be able to continue saving money and cutting their carbon footprint as the government has announced that the ultra-low emission plug-in van grant will be extended. Transport Minister Baroness Kramer confirmed that the grant, which launched in 2012 and...
Mayor of London confirms introduction of Ultra Low Emission Zone 07/09/20
March 27, 2015: Following a public consultation, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has confirmed the introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London from 7 September 2020. It is hoped, that the planned ULEZ will encourage the use of newer, cleaner transport...
Battery electric taxis backed by £45 million of govt funding
March 27, 2015: A £20 million fund will be made available to local authorities to support the rollout of ultra-low emission taxis across the UK. The money will be available to reduce the upfront cost of purpose built plug-in taxis and to install charging infrastructure...
Mitsubishi reveals new XR-PHEV II concept plug-in hybrid
March 26, 2015: The 2015 Geneva Motor Show saw the unveiling of Mitsubishi’s newest plug-in hybrid (PHEV) concept vehicle: the Mitsubishi XR-PHEV II. The XR-PHEV II is an urban crossover employing a lightweight, compact and lightweight front-engine/front-wheel drive PHEV system. The new PHEV system comprises...
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 20,000 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
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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.