become Zap-Pay partner for EV charging

Electric Vehicles

EV mapping service Zap-Map has announced that is the latest charge point operator to join Zap-Pay, its payment scheme for EV charging across networks.

The two companies, having recently signed the agreement, are beginning work on the technical integration to set up as a fully-fledged Zap-Pay partner. will become the third charge point operator to be added to Zap-Pay. The London-based company – which will operate just under 1,000 charge points by the end of July, mostly in and around London and Coventry – was formed to solve the problem of where to charge an electric vehicle for those in the UK without off-street parking.

To date, has focused on manufacturing simple-to-use charge points for local authorities in England. The company is now in a strong position to further expand in both the public and private sectors. It is currently the seventh-largest charging network in the UK.

Launched last year with a mission to sign up all the key charge point networks across the UK, Zap-Pay is billed as a simple way to pay for EV charging across networks from within the Zap-Map app.

As a single-app payment system that uses a credit or debit card to pay for charging, Zap-Pay avoids the hassle of using different payment methods across all the various networks. With’s on-street coverage soon to become Zap-Pay enabled, today’s announcement marks an important step towards convenient, trouble-free charging on the streets of London and Coventry.

Says Alex Earl, Commercial Director at Zap-Map:

“We’re thrilled to be working with, whose well designed charging solutions for councils and parking providers are helping to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles, particularly for those without off-street parking.

“’s easy-to-use ethos chimes perfectly with Zap-Map’s mission to make charging simple, and having them on board is great news for EV drivers, who will benefit from a convenient and easy-to-use service.

“As electric vehicles become mainstream, we need to make paying for charging as simple as possible, so we’re excited to be adding more networks to Zap-Pay over the course of the year.”

Adds Richard Stobart, CEO and founder of

“We want to make the use of electric vehicles as easy as possible for all EV drivers, so I am really excited about this integration with Zap-Pay. Our customers will now have the choice to make payment in a way that is most convenient to them.”

Zap-Map and look forward to making further announcements on the partnership once the technical integration is complete.

Chris Price
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