Tropical (vehicles)

Tropical S. A. is a Greek manufacturer of vehicles from Athens. It produces mini-cars, scooters and hydrogen drives for buses and generators.


The company was founded in 1976 under the name Alfa as a body shop company that manufactured buses commissioned by ELBO. With the end of the bus production company to use the freed capacity for the production of a small car planned, what was omitted due to low demand. The company was renamed Tropical and focused since 1991 on the development and production of systems for alternative drives. In November 2007, the presentation of the first wind- powered hydrogen refueling station was. In January 2008, Bill Gates drew from the company for its hydrogen vehicles. In the same year, a new small car was presented, which used parts of the Smart Fortwo.


  • Greenoutboard ( outboard motor)
  • Fuel Cell Green Scooter ( Scooter )
  • Fuel Cell City Car ( microcar )
  • Fuel Cell tour bus ( minibus )
  • Fuel Cell minibus ( bus from ELBO, only the drive )