Continental Tyres UK Joins Twitter - Expect Tyre Safety News and World Cup Competitions from @ContiUK

April 03, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Tyre manufacturer and road safety expert Continental Tyres UK has joined Twitter to help promote tyre safety and a new series of World Cup competitions online. Continental is no stranger to Social Media, with existing properties on YouTube and Flickr providing information to motorists in the UK.

Guy Frobisher, Marketing Director of Continental Tyres, comments: "We've got so much going on at the moment with the World Cup and our usual activities on promoting tyre safety that we thought now was the time to get tweeting.

"We're looking forward to chatting with Twitter users and Conti fans from throughout the UK and Ireland, and keeping them abreast of the latest news and information from the world of Continental."

As well as car tyre and road safety information, @ContiUK is also the place to find out about the latest Continental World Cup competitions as part of their role as Official Sponsor of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South AfricaTM:

* 2010 World Cup Game Predictor iPhone App - put your football knowledge to the test with this new iPhone app and predict the scores for every game of the World Cup. Prizes include an official match ball for each game day, with a grand prize of a holiday to South Africa. The first winner will be selected after game day one on 11th June

* Don't Miss The Big Game - Continental is offering the chance to win three all-inclusive trips for two to South Africa, plus hundreds of other prizes including Sony televisions and Blu-Ray players to anyone buying two or more Continental car or 4x4 tyres. The competition runs from March 1st - 30th April

* Britain's Biggest Football Fan - are you Britain's biggest football fan? If so, Continental wants to hear from you. The top fan with the best story will win a personalised holiday for two to South Africa. The deadline for entries is 19th April

* Coming soon: Discover a Diamond - Continental is offering 'World Cup widows' and those not interested in football the chance to win a diamond by submitting their suggestions for the best things to do during the World Cup. The competition launches on 24th May

Follow @ContiUK for the latest tweets from Continental Tyres UK.