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  • Volkswagen explores two futures for automated EV charging

    volkswagen explores futures automated ev charging

    July 28, 2015: Volkswagen has launched two innovative electric car charging projects to explore the potential of future automated parking and EV charging. In the EU research project called ‘V-Charge’, short for Valet Charge, Volkswagen have demonstrated a part-autonomous electric Golf which is able, without...

  • Rapid Charge Network now half way built

    rapid charge network built

    July 27, 2015: The Rapid Charge network (RCN) is nearly at the half way point with 36 out of 74 of the planned rapid charging points now installed across the UK and Ireland. Having had some delays in the programme due to a large number...

  • Brighton and Hove to receive EV charge point upgrades

    brighton hove receive ev charge point upgrades

    July 27, 2015: Plans have been agreed to upgrade Brighton and Hove’s electric vehicle charging facilities located around the city. Environment, transport and sustainability committee members voted in favour of new rapid units being installed and existing slow units being upgraded to fast ones. The...

  • Govt. backs feasibility study for cities shortlisted to receive plug-in taxi funding

    govt. backs feasibility study cities shortlisted receive plug- taxi funding

    July 23, 2015: Eight cities today (23 July 2015) received a huge boost in their bid to win part of a £20 million fund to increase the number of plug-in taxis. The shortlist of 8 potential winning schemes will each receive a government-backed study into...

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.

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Zap-Map Search

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Use the Zap-Map search tools to find charging points across the UK. Search by location, charger type, connector and electric vehicle model

zap stats – 28 Jul 2015

8870

uk points

3397

uk locations

1270

rapid chargers

370

Last 30 days

With nearly thirty different electric models available in the UK, over 32,500 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.

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Explore the UK Charge Point Map


Connector Selector

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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.

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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

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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

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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.


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