On-street charge point fund launched
February 17, 2017: A new £2.5 million fund has been launched by the Energy Saving Trust to help local authorities install on-street charge points for EV drivers. The Energy Saving Trust’s On-street Residential Charge Point Scheme, backed by Office of Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV) funding,...
Peugeot Partner Tepee Electric to make debut in Geneva
February 17, 2017: Peugeot has announced that it will launch its Partner Tepee Electric at the Geneva Motor Show. The new pure-electric vehicle will have a range of more than 100 miles on a single charge. Based on the Peugeot Partner Tepee, which in turn...
Morrisons stores get Charge Your Car points
February 16, 2017: Charge Your Car has almost completed the installation of EV charge points at 15 Morrisons branches. The supermarket will see all charge points made live over the next few weeks, and made available for customers to charge their car while shopping. Locations...
Ford boosts Focus Electric with new 140 mile range
February 15, 2017: Ford has updated the Focus Electric with a new battery pack, longer range, and upgraded equipment levels available to buyers. The new model now has a 33.5 kWh battery, almost 50% larger than the outgoing version. Ford quotes an electric range of...
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.
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.