April 26 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Friday the U.S. Department of Justice had opened a criminal investigation into the automaker’s emissions certification process in the United States.
The potential concern does not involve the use of defeat devices, the company said in a regulatory filing. (bit.ly/2VqjHpl)
Ford had voluntarily disclosed the matter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board in February. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by James Emmanuel)