REUTERS/Stephen Lam Tesla has a very busy year ahead of it.
In a shareholder letter published earlier this week, the electric car company said it will unveil its first mass market car, the Model 3, on March 31. The company also noted it's on schedule to produce and deliver the Model 3 by 2017.
But in order to meet that aggressive deadline, Tesla has a long to-do list this year.
The company plans to invest some $1.5 billion in its factories, stores, and charging infrastructure to get ready for the production of its mass market car.
Here are the four biggest things Tesla said it plans to accomplish this year.