Nokia Drive is Nokiaâ€™s flag-ship GPS navigation app on Windows Phone 7, but while the app allows whole regions to be downloaded to local storage, it still needs an internet connection to do the actual routing, which is of course less than ideal.
This is however set to change soon, with Plaffo reporting that a Nokia representative said:
Nokia Drive will receive an update in the near future that will allow navigation even offline
Nokia has been rapidly updating their applications to add new features in their race to make their Windows Phone 7 handset extremely competitive with phones on other platforms. At this rate they will be getting there very soon.
Read more at Plaffo here.