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Ken Gamble, Host of The Driving Line, Answers Your Questions

“What is the best car to buy?”
“Should I trade my car or repair it?”
"How often do I really need to service it, and why?”

These are just a few of the many questions we will answer on an ongoing basis.

Owner, Ken Gamble hosted, “The DrivingLine Radio Show” on Upstate radio stations for over 22 years. You can tap into his knowledge at any time. Have a question you’d like Ken to answer? Email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and he will be happy to shed some light on any subject.

Call North Hills Auto today: Augusta St (864) 233-9002 or Butler Rd (864) 234-1002.

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