National Grid to build ultra rapid charging stations
February 20, 2018: The National Grid has announced plans to install 50 ultra-rapid charging stations across the UK, with the potential for 350kW charging within 50 miles of any EV driver. Reports in the Financial Times say that the UK’s electrical infrastructure operator will install...
Renault Zoe R110 launched with more powerful motor
February 19, 2018: Renault has launched a new version of its Zoe – the Zoe R110. Offering more power over the existing model, the all-electric supermini is now available with an additional 12kW (16hp). Acceleration is improved naturally, particularly at speed where two seconds have...
Three million EVs now on the road worldwide
February 16, 2018: There are more than three million electric vehicles on the road worldwide according to data collated by ZSW – the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg. The non-profit organisation puts the figure for the start of 2018 at 3.2 million...
Wandsworth set for huge EV charge point investment
February 14, 2018: Wandsworth Borough Council has announced that it will install hundreds of new EV charge points for residents and visitors, to help encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in the area. Councillors will be told at a meeting next week that a multi-million...
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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 around 60 different electric models available in the UK, more than 130,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of over 5,000 locations, 2018 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.
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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 2018. The Zap-Map EV buying guide will help you decide whether an electric car is right for you.