Chris Lilly (Zap-Map)

About Chris Lilly (Zap-Map)

DS 3 Crossback E-Tense review

Zap-Map verdict: “Stylish and agile, the DS 3 Crossback E-Tense combines the natural strengths of compact crossovers in a premium EV package.” Range & charging The DS 3 Crossback is the first pure-electric model from the premium brand, with a range of...

Peugeot e-208 review

Zap-Map verdict: “A key model in seeing EVs go mainstream, the Peugeot e-208 offers a good balance between range, price, and driving dynamics.” Range & charging The e-208 is Peugeot’s first proper EV – we’re not counting the iOn, which was a...

Seat Mii Electric review

Zap-Map verdict: “Priced well and with a very useful range, the Seat Mii Electric makes a great case for those regularly driving in or around town.” Range & charging Considering how long the VW e-up! has been around, it is surprising that...

Top 10 practical EVs

Electric cars have rapidly become a viable choice for a large number of drivers. However, there has long been an argument that there aren’t enough large, practical EVs for those that prioritise interior space. Here, we counter that argument with the top...

VW ID.3 range expands

Volkswagen has announced UK pricing for the ID.3, following on from the limited run 1st Edition models that were delivered last month. The news sees the new ID.3 available for less than £30,000. VW’s new entry-level ID.3 – in Life trim –...

Seat Leon PHEV UK prices announced

Seat has announced prices for the new Leon e-Hybrid PHEV, with orders open now and a starting price of £30,970. The Leon e-Hybrid features a 1.4 litre petrol engine and electric motor, with the latter driven by a 13 kWh battery. This...

EV Infrastructure Summit 2020

The second EV Infrastructure Summit 2020 will take place online on 7th-8th October. Focusing on the opportunities and challenges surrounding setting up a UK-wide EV charging infrastructure, the summit represents a key date in the calendar for experts in both public and...

Record breaking September for UK EV market

Almost 22,000 pure-electric cars were sold in September 2020, smashing the previous best monthly figure, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. The new record of 21,903 almost doubles the previous best, set in March earlier...

Renault Zoe Z.E.50 review

Zap-Map verdict: “Regularly developed over the years, the Renault Zoe enters its second generation with a strong hand. Improvements to range, power, and the cabin help make the Zoe a cracking little car, and it has enough about it to sway many...