Within the next few months, users of Didi Chuxing (滴滴出行) and Lyft will be able to summon rides in both the U.S and China without leaving their ride-hailing app of choice.

“In two to three months, you’ll be able to open Lyft in China and summon rides through Didi’s service network,” said John Zimmer, the CEO of San Francisco-based Lyft, in an interview with Chinese media on Wednesday. The same will hold true for Didi users, who will be able to summon Lyft cars through the Chinese app, confirmed a PR spokesman from Lyft.

This announcement follows the strategic partnership by ride-hailing companies Lyft, Ola, GrabTaxi, and Didi Chuxing made in December 2015. In a joint press release, the companies described a global alliance where users of each company can summon rides using the ride-hailing app from their home country.

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Eva Xiao

Eva Xiao is a tech reporter based in Shanghai. Contact her at eva.xiao@technode.com or evawxiao (wechat & twitter).