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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...

Kia Soul EV on test

Wednesday 18th November One of the most difficult things to judge when testing a car is what it’s like to live with day-to-day. We at Zap-Map have a Kia Soul EV for the best part of three weeks to get a good...

Top 10 winter driving tips

With autumn definitely upon us and winter just around the corner, motorists are encouraged to prepare their vehicles for winter driving to keep them safe. Here are Zap-Map’s tips to make winter as hassle free as possible for drivers of plug-in cars....

Plug-in sales hit second highest ever total

Monthly sales of new plug-in cars reached their second highest point ever, with 3,912 registrations in September 2015. This figure is only topped by the 6,100 registrations made during March earlier this year, and brings the total number of plug-in cars registered...