Electric car charging points to be essential for new house hunters
December 5, 2016: Electric vehicle charging points will be a key consideration for house buyers looking at moving into a new area within the next 20 years, according to new research carried out by Go Ultra Low. The EV campaigning body found that charge points...
Electric models triumph in Next Green Car Awards
December 1, 2016: Electric vehicles have won 10 out of 11 prizes in the Next Green Car Awards 2016, with pure-electric, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell models becoming category champions. Pure electric winners were the VW e-up!, Renault Zoe Z.E. 40, Hyundai Ioniq Electric,...
New Hyundai Ioniq gets top marks in EuroNCAP tests
November 30, 2016: The Hyundai Ioniq range has been awarded a five star EuroNCAP rating in the latest batch of tests carried out by the respected independent safety body. Applying to all three variants – electric, PHEV, and hybrid – the Ioniq was helped to...
Manufacturers launch 350 kW CCS EV network
November 29, 2016: Some of the world’s largest car manufacturers have joined forces to develop a high-powered electric vehicle charging network along long-distance route across Europe. The plans include around 400 ultra fast charging sites built, with speeds up to 350 kW. BMW Group, Daimler,...
Welcome to the Zap-Map Website
Zap-Map is a website covering all aspects of charging points and electric vehicles. Built around our UK-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.
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 thirty different electric models available in the UK, over 90,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of over 4,000 locations, 2016 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.