The Beijing-based firm has launched its signature orange bikes in markets including Australia, Europe and the United States.
Total revenue rose about 15 percent to 27.2 billion yuan, beating estimates of an 11.4 percent rise.
The app was developed by a largely unknown special projects team at Alibaba known as the “Y Projects Business Unit.”
The JV, BAIC-Xiaoju New Energy Auto Technology Co. Ltd, aims to develop “next-generation connected-car systems.
The new offerings bring Didi into competition with investor Alibaba Group and technology peer Tencent Holdings.
Alibaba Group on Monday it will increase its stake in Hong Kong-listed Alibaba Pictures to 51%, taking control of the film unit’s board.
The ruling is part of an investigation that followed the deaths of two female Didi passengers in separate incidents earlier this year.
Singles’ Day, or Double 11, is the world’s biggest online sales event, outstripping the sales of U.S. shopping holidays Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.
The move comes ahead of Singles’ Day which last year netted the firm over $25 billion in sales.
The company’s top rival, Tujia.com, raised $300 million in October 2017 and is backed by Chinese travel-giant Ctrip.com International.