Renault increases Zoe range to 149 miles with new electric motor
March 4, 2015: The Renault ZOE’s range has been extended to 149 miles courtesy of a new lighter and more compact ‘R240’ electric motor and an optimised electronic management system. The new R240 motor, designed by Renault engineers, allows the Renault ZOE to add 19...
Audi reveals electric R8 supercar with 280 mile range
March 3, 2015: Audi has announced plans to put a 100% battery-electric version of their iconic R8 supercar into production. What’s more, they say this will offer a range of approximately 280 miles. The second incarnation of R8 e-tron has now been confirmed for production,...
E-Car Club quadruples the size of its electric vehicle fleet
March 2, 2015: Electric vehicle car club, E-Car Club, will have soon quadrupled its fleet from 15 to 60 vehicles in less than a year, while also reducing costs, with the help of business mobility specialist Alphabet. 35 electric vehicles from Alphabet 23 Renault ZOEs,...
Source London charging points scheduled to be fixed by the summer
February 27, 2015: Source London has announced plans to fix 300 of their broken charge points “by this summer”, after many local boroughs hand over maintenance responsibility. When IER took private ownership of the Source London electric car charging network in September 2014, it was...
Welcome to the New Zap-Map Website
Zap-Map is a new website covering all aspects of charging points and electric vehicles. Building on our existing charging point map, the site now provides up-to-date information on owning and driving an electric vehicle (EV). Use our new 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 twenty 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.