Didi Chuxing says it was reinstating a carpooling service suspended in China.
Newcomers to the auto industry are looking for help to build their vehicles.
The figure includes contributions to government-run mobility funds.
Didi is looking to spin off its car services unit in a deal worth up to $1.5 billion.
Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd will begin offering its service this month in Australia, its first foray in a Western-style country.