All about charging

Putting the power in your hands.

From charging times to the best way to find your nearest charge point, this is your one-stop shop for powering your electric or hybrid car.


Charging your electric vehicle

Find out everything there is to know about charging your vehicle, including how you can install a charging station at home or at work, and how long it takes to power up.

Read about charging

Installing a home charge point

Thanks to government grants, installing a home charge point is easier and cheaper than you might think. Read more about the grants and offers available to you.

Read about installing a charge point

Charging out and about & Charging apps

Thanks to an influx of apps, it couldn’t be easier to find a charging station and recharge while out and about. Read our recommendations of the best apps and how they can help you.

Learn more
Shot of different chargers displaying charging times beneath each

Charging times

Charging your electric vehicle depends on the type of socket you’re using and which kind of vehicle you’re charging up. Read more about the charge times per socket and Volkswagen.

Learn more


For an electric vehicle to run completely emission free, you need to ensure your power source is environmentally friendly too. Ecotricity is the greenest energy company in the country as all their energy comes from the wind, sea and sun.

Learn more
Zap Map logo

Find a charge point with Zap-Map

Zap-Map helps you find your nearest charging station. It shows you charge points that are compatiable with both electric and hybrid cars.

Discover Zap-Map
Volkswagen charging at a Tesco charging bay

Volkswagen and Tesco announce electric partnership

Volkswagen and Tesco have announced a partnership that will deliver more than 2,400 charging bays to 600 Tesco stores nationwide.

Find out more