"It’s the question everyone has to ask: How will the Covid-19 pandemic affect my business? For those in the electric-car world, the question is more pointed: Will the pandemic hurt the growth of electric vehicles over the next year? Three years? Five years? If so, how?
Viral epidemics follow predictable curves, though the shape and slope of those curves varies greatly with human behavior. If parts of the world open up too soon, epidemic “hot spots” will flare up again. Ultimately, a majority of the human herd of 7.8 billion may have to be infected before Covid-19 becomes part of the past. That’s how epidemics work."