Is doesn't seem to be "not very much"...
I would be grateful if someone could help. :]
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This あまり does mean "(not) very" or "(not) really", as found in these examples.
あまりうまくはないですけど literally means "Although I'm not very good (at driving)", which already implies "Yes I can drive" without actually saying it.