Citroen electrifies Berlingo Multispace range
March 22, 2017: Citroen has launched the E-Berlingo Multispace, an all-electric MPV that joins the C-Zero, E-Mehari, and Berlingo van in the French firm’s plug-in line-up. The E-Berlingo Multispace has an official range of 105 miles (170km), and is available with rapid charging as an...
Chargemaster to take on and upgrade Source East points
March 20, 2017: Chargemaster has announced that it will offer to take on any Source East charging points to its Polar network once the regional network shuts down at the end of the month. The offer includes complementary upgrades and maintenance packages for existing site...
InstaVolt chargers set to boost rapid options in Devon
March 15, 2017: Rapid chargers will be installed across Mid-Devon, after the region’s District Council signed an agreement with InstaVolt for eight new charge points. The units will be available on a pay-as-you-go basis, and offer the three main rapid charging standards for drivers –...
Four new hydrogen refuelling stations confirmed
March 15, 2017: ITM Power has announced that it has received planning permission for four new hydrogen refuelling stations (HRS) as the company looks to expand the infrastructure along key transport corridors. The new confirmed sites include two in Sheffield, and one each in Birmingham...
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 90,000 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.
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 2016. The Zap-Map EV buying guide will help you decide whether an electric car is right for you.