Chris Lilly (Zap-Map)

About Chris Lilly (Zap-Map)

First drive: MG ZS EV

MG invited Zap_map to London for the launch of its new ZS EV – a car that has the potential to be both hugely important and a very popular model for the firm. Packing a 44.5 kWh battery, 105 kW electric motor,...

Revealed: new Mini Electric

The Mini Electric has been revealed at the brand’s 60th anniversary celebrations in Oxford. The new pure-electric hatchback will have the performance of a Cooper S, with zero-tailpipe emissions, and a range of up to 144 miles (WLTP) on a single charge....

Projects revealed for Road to Zero funding

Electric vehicle charging is set to benefit from £37 million in funding from the UK Government as part of its Road to Zero strategy. The announcement has been made on the first anniversary of the strategy’s lunch, which looks to remove new...

Pricing announced for Kia Soul EV

Kia has announced pricing details for its new Soul EV, with the second-generation model set to cost £33,795 for the First Edition model available at launch. The new Soul EV features the same 64 kWh battery as found in the Kia e-Niro,...

EV sales ahead of PHEVs in June

Pure-electric cars outsold plug-in hybrids for the first time since December 2014, as the electric vehicle market continues its shift away from PHEVs and increased numbers of pure-EVs come to market. According to today’s figures (Thursday 4th July) from the Society of...

Prices announced for electric DS 3 Crossback

DS has announced pricing and opened the order books for its DS 3 Crossback E-Tense pure-electric crossover. The premium compact SUV will start at £32,350 (inc Plug-in Car Grant), when launched early next year. Trim levels will largely mirror the non-electric models,...