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Ford motor revealed Friday it's the subject of a justice department criminal probe the automakers emission certification process coming under scrutiny by the nation's top legal authority early this year FOR voluntarily revealed to regulators that there may be errors in the calculations used to translate test results into the mileage and emissions data it submitted for has hired outside experts to review its vehicle fuel economy and testing procedures after concerns were brought to light by employees regulators have been cracking down on emissions cheating following the major two thousand fifteen Volkswagen scandal the German automaker used cheating devices to make diesel engines appear to comply with the mission standards in fact the automobiles were pumping out far more pollution Volkswagen led regulators to believe Ford re iterated Friday that it is not using so called defeat devices to cheat on emissions standards