Athletes given extra drive for gold with Nissan Leaf
July 26, 2016: Nissan and Sir Chris Hoy have announced that a special gold Leaf will be given to each of the manufacturer’s brand ambassadors should they win a gold medal at the forthcoming Rio Olympics. Launched at the site of the previous event and...
Replacement charge points fitted in Corby
July 25, 2016: Five new electric vehicle charge points have been installed in Corby by Chargemaster, replacing the borough’s oldest units with the latest set-up from the company. The points remain on the Plugged-in Midlands network, with 23 units available in total. The old points...
Special Outlander PHEV home charge offer launched
July 22, 2016: Owners of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV can now have a 3.6 or 7kW Chargemaster Homecharge unit fitted at their home for £149. The deal comes about because of a partnership between Mitsubishi and the charge point provider, and will save customers up...
More models due as part of Tesla Master Plan
July 21, 2016: Huge expansion projects have been laid out by Tesla boss Elon Musk in his “Master Plan, Part Deux”, with the company set to expand into new model sectors, improve energy storage systems, continue to develop driverless technology, and create a car sharing...
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 70,000 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.
Find EV Installer
Use the installer tool to locate an OLEV authorised charge point installer. Search by charge point brand and postcode to find a suitable installer local to you.
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.