Investors push for changes in Tesla board

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FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo adorns a 'Model S' car in the dealership in Berlin, Germany, November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2017)

A group of Tesla Inc investors have urged the electric car maker to add two new independent directors who do not have any ties with Chief Executive Elon Musk.

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The investors also urged that all directors be re-elected annually.

California State Teachers Retirement System and Hermes Equity Ownership Services are among the five investment groups pressing for the changes.

(Reporting by Vishal Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)