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...
Pod Point and Lidl offer free EV rapid charging at stores
January 18, 2017: Lidl has partnered with Pod Point to provide free rapid charging points at the company’s supermarkets while customers shop. The deal will see 40 new rapid chargers installed across the UK. The triple-standard rapid chargers will be able to charge AC and...
Renault expands EV van range and range of EV vans
January 13, 2017: Renault has officially unveiled its new, longer-range Kangoo Van Z.E. van at the Brussels Motor Show, with the compact LCV joined by a new Master Z.E. large panel van. The Kangoo Van Z.E. now has an official range of 168 miles (NEDC),...
Costs for Tesla Superchargers set to come in
January 12, 2017: There are just a few days left for potential Tesla customers to make the most of lower purchase prices and free access to the Supercharger network. As of Sunday 15th January, changes will come into effect that mean the cost of buying...
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.