AUSTIN, TX – American Honda’s Acura luxury brand celebrates its 25th birthday later this month and, despite doubts from critics in recent years about its direction, is forging ahead doing what it has always done: delivering fuel-efficient, fun-to-drive vehicles. “We feel like adolescents in a way; we’ve embraced who we are and we’re fine with it,” Vicki Poponi, assistant vice president-product planning for American Honda, tells Ward’s in an interview here during a ’12 TL media event. ...

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