EV enthusiasts travel from John O’Groats to Land’s End in Nissan LEAF EV
October 1, 2015: Two electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts have completed the epic journey from John O’Groats to Land’s End and back again – for free – in an all-electric Nissan LEAF. Taking just over two days to finish the 1,652-mile journey, Chris Ramsey and Jonathan...
Tesla Model X officially launched in the US
September 30, 2015: It’s been a long time coming, but Tesla has finally launched the Tesla Model X. Originally slated to go on sale in early 2014, the electric SUV is now officially hitting the roads in the US (the European launch is still to...
Chevy Bolt with 200 mile range will not be sold in the UK
September 25, 2015: GM has announced that the Chevrolet Bolt will be sold in Europe, however, there will be no right-hand version for the UK market. The prospect of a £20,000 battery-electric hatchback with a 200-mile range is an extremely exciting one. There has been...
VW diesel scandal potentially good news for electric vehicle market
September 23, 2015: It’s all over the news, Volkswagen has well and truly “screwed up” being found guilty by the Environmental Protection Agency of rigging emissions testing. The world’s second largest car maker has admitted that 11 million vehicles have been fitted with software designed...
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.
Use the Zap-Map search tools to find charging points across the UK. Search by location, charger type, connector and electric vehicle model
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With nearly thirty different electric models available in the UK, over 37,000 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.
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.
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
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? 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.