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Honda Inks Deals with Uber’s Main Ride-Hailing Rival in Southeast Asia

December 12, 2016, 2:30 AM UTC
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Grab, a Southeast Asian ride-hailing company, and Japanese automaker Honda have inked a partnership focused on Grab’s motorbike ride service.

Details are sparse, but the companies say they will “collaborate on driver education programs to promote motorbike safety, efforts to reduce traffic and environmental congestion in urban areas through rideshare and other technological advancements, and other initiatives,” according to a press release. Grab provides transportation services via various types of vehicles, with one being motorcycles.

It’s unclear whether Honda will provide motorcycles to Grab, with a source with knowledge of the plan telling Fortune that the companies are still in the early phases of figuring out exactly how they’ll work together.

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The companies also revealed that Honda has invested an undisclosed amount of funding in Grab, and Fortune has learned that it was part of the ride-hailing company’s $750 million round it announced in September.

Grab has inked partnerships with other companies, including self-driving car startup nuTonomy, and Tokyo Century, a Japanese leasing company.

For its part, Uber has its own slew of partnerships with companies in the auto industry, including Toyota and Volvo.

Founded in 2012 by Anthony Tan and Hooi Ling Tan, Grab has raised $1.4 billion to date and operates in six countries.