BMW is upgrading its iDrive system, while adding new voice-activation features, better navigation displays and improved Internet access for its vehicles worldwide. The rollout begins this year with an improved iDrive launching in China, expanding globally in 2013. But exact timing on all the new technology depends on the specific feature and market, officials say, and it is unclear which models will see what systems first. The biggest change to the much-debated iDrive system is a new ...

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