Bakery opts for EV delivery van to save some dough
February 4, 2016: An independent bakery in Sheffield is the latest business to benefit from Inmotion!’s Electric Vehicle (EV) scheme. The Depot Bakery now has a Nissan e-NV200 pure-electric van as a delivery vehicle for the area. Owner Ben Smith said: “We were thinking about...
Volvo XC90 T8 TwinEngine review
February 3, 2016: With 2016 set to see a large number of plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) launched, Zap-Map started the year by getting behind the wheel of the latest model and attended the UK launch of Volvo’s XC90 T8 TwinEngine. The new flagship Volvo features...
Motorway signs to show charge point sites
February 2, 2016: Electric vehicle (EV) drivers will soon be told which motorway services have charging points by road-side signs. Ecotricity’s rapid chargers are at motorway service stations across the country and will have their company’s logo displayed by the side of the road to...
UK at ULEV tipping point
January 28, 2016: Last week Zap-Map was at Chargemaster’s Go London Charging event, where Under Secretary of State for Transport Andrew Jones MP spoke about the UK reaching a tipping point in ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV) up-take. Held at the Lancaster Hotel, Bayswater, more...
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 nearly thirty different electric models available in the UK, over 50,000 registered EVs on UK roads, and a growing public charge point infrastructure of over 3,700 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.
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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
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? 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.