NewMotion survey reveals £500 annual saving for EV drivers
January 23, 2017: Electric vehicle drivers are able to save up to £500 per year over conventionally fuelled models, according to new research by smart charging provider NewMotion. A survey of more than 5,000 NewMotion customers across Europe revealed not only cost savings potential, but...
New 100D battery option for Tesla Models S and X
January 23, 2017: Tesla has launched the latest variant of an ever evolving model line-up, with a new 100D version od the Model S and Model X now available to buy. The 100D variant now offers an official electric driving range of up to 393...
Chargemaster given go ahead for Charge Your Car deal
January 20, 2017: Chargemaster has been given clearance to complete its acquisition of Elektromotive and Charge Your Car Ltd next week, by the UK Competition and Markets Authority. The approval will see a significant consolidation of the EV charging infrastructure industry, with Chargemaster and Charge...
Rapid growth for Tesla Destination Charger network
January 19, 2017: There are now more than 1,000 Tesla Destination Chargers installed across Europe, with the milestone reached in less than a year after the network launch on this continent. The UK has more than 100 Tesla Destination charge points, expanding the Supercharger network...
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.
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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 2016. The Zap-Map EV buying guide will help you decide whether an electric car is right for you.