EV features

Zap Analysis: Supermarkets

Supermarkets are a regular destination for drivers, and hence an important location for EV charging points. This analysis of the Zap-Map database, looks at the profile of charging points by supermarket brand, speed and network to see how the provision is developing....

Top 10 EVs at Frankfurt 2017

Electric cars have proven to be a huge draw for manufacturers at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017. A number of key announcements were joined by new plug-in concepts – most of which will go into production, and the majority are also pure-electric....

Top 10 electric cars 2017

The electric car industry has had a very good year in 2016, with new models released throughout the year and increasing range and efficiency all the time. Thankfully, 2017 looks as though that will continue, as the plug-in car market warms up...

First drive of Mahindra e2o

Last week we visited Mahindra’s UK HQ to get behind the wheel of the e2o. The tiny city car – boasting a tight turning circle, big car connected features, and a clever ‘Revive’ feature – was driven around typical London traffic on...

EV rapid charger guide

One of the most important considerations when looking at buying a plug-in car is charging time. For some drivers, their model needs to be capable of being rapid charged, which in most cases allows a top-up to around 80 per cent of...

Nissan Leaf 30kWh UK launch

Zap-Map was invited along to the UK launch of the Nissan Leaf 30kWh at Silverstone yesterday (Tuesday 26th January), giving us another chance at an early test for the new longer-range model. With around 12,000 UK sales, the current Leaf is the...