Chris Lilly (Zap-Map)

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Price rises for Tesla Superchargers

Tesla has increased its pricing for use of the manufacturer’s Supercharger ultra-rapid points. The cost per kWh is now 27p, up from the previous 20p/kWh. Those customers that receive free Supercharging are unaffected, and many buyers will still have 400 kWh of...

Nissan Leaf long-term review

Zap-Map has got its hands on a Nissan Leaf 40 kWh for three months, with us able to test the EV until the end of March 2019. This extended time with the popular model will let us get to grips with its...

Top 10 EVs due in 2019

There’s a distinct possibility that 2019 could become “the year of the EV”. The number of important new models due out in the coming 12 months is huge, and will provide a real stride forward for the plug-in car industry. Below, we...

EV sales set new records in 2018

The UK has enjoyed a record year for electric vehicle sales, with almost 60,000 plug-in models sold during 2018. A total of 59,945 EVs were registered between January and December 2018 according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers...

ULEV Experience Fleet Workshop – Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is hosting a free fleet workshop for businesses, to help organisations transition to ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs). Taking place on Thursday 24th January at the Trent Vineyard Centre, the workshop will discuss how to undertake a fleet review, what...

Octopus EV Kent Drive Day

Octopus Electric Vehicles is holding a Kent edition of its Drive Day Event on Saturday 19th January 2019, at Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa, Longfield. The Octopus Electric Vehicles team will be hosting a day of free test drives. Book in to...

Mobile rapid charger revealed by VW

Volkswagen has revealed a preview of its plans for mobile charge points, able to be deployed quickly and easily at locations where drivers need to charge EVs. Similar in principle to a power-pack for mobile devices such as mobiles and tablets, the...

A look ahead at EV charging in 2019

As the UK’s EV market goes from strength to strength, so to does its supporting infrastructure. 2018 proved a crucial year for EV charging, and 2019 is set to continue on the good work carried out during the previous 12 months. So...