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Audi e-tron first drive

Zap-Map was invited up to the UK launch of the Audi e-tron in sunny Yorkshire, the first chance we’ve had to get behind the wheel of the manufacturers’ first electric car. The pure-EV SUV is set to compete against the Jaguar I-Pace,...

Kia Soul EV European launch drive

We’ve driven the new Kia Soul EV at its European launch in Frankfurt, to get an early impression as to how the pure-electric crossover will do when it arrives on UK shores later this year. The out-going Kia Soul EV has been...

Gridserve plans 100 ultra rapid EV charging hubs

Gridserve has announced plans to create more than 100 Electric Forecourts, with the EV charging hubs designed to provide ultra-rapid units in similar configurations to a traditional petrol station. The EV-only locations will typically feature up to 24 charging bays, and provide...

Renault Zoe used in V2G trials

Renault has started a large-scale vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging pilot, the first of its kind in the world, with schemes beginning in Portugal and the Netherlands. Using a fleet of 15 Renault Zoes, pilot schemes are starting in Utrecht and Madeira, with more...